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can i be put to sleep for a cystourethrogram

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It can be done in the operating room with you asleep. Some doctors do it in the office but you usually have a choice. Best wishes!

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A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Chalazion: You can be put to sleep but since this is minor surgery you are better off if you have it done under local.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Had it only once...: It was very relaxing and I have no further recollection. Neither will you!
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willis Hardesty
27 years experience Dentistry
No: Crown lengthening is a surgical change of the gum and bone around a tooth. If you are anxious, you can request sedation but most of the time, general ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Neither possibly : For complicated cases of bruxism, consultation with a psychiatrist is a good option. Psychiatrists receive training in sleep parasomnias and bruxism a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgeon questions: This is a question you should ask your surgeon. Outpatient surgeries may not require a catheter, but please ask your surgeon.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
20 years experience Sleep Medicine
No easy answer: A lot of caffeine and patience. You won't be firing on all cylinders.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Maybe: There are 2 main methods in treating hydroceles. One is an office procedure where a needle is placed into the scrotum adn withdrawn through a syringe. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Call your family doc: Have your family physician refer you to a sleep specialist. Many pulmonary specialists are knowledgeable with this condition.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: First see a skin dr to determine if you truly need a biopsy or something else. Biopsies of skin lesions on the back are usually quick ; painless. Loca ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Colonoscopy: Yes.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
HST: These home tests look for apnea and base it on recording time not actual sleep time since brain waves usually are not being monitored. A respiratory ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
42 years experience Psychiatry
It can be ok.: You already take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) -- often that helps with sleep. Your body may be very used to it-- if you only take 1 tab, it might be ok ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
34 years experience Sleep Medicine
Narcolepsy : While there are treatments for narcolepsy, the disease process may make you non-deployable. This would have to be evaluated by your sleep md and th ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Insomnia: Insomnia should be educated about sleep hygiene avoid caffeine and exercise 4 hours prior to sleep sleep study should be done to rule sleep apnea, r ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
When doctor says so: You don't decide, your doctor decides. If you're concerned, see a sleep specialist. There are several ways that (s)he can assess the likelihood of OSA ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Some say it's true: Others say it's a cultural alteration on the basic species type - a day person. - one that might be more common in humans with higher iqs. Here's an a ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Brzezinski
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Tubes in ears: Depending on your health ins you may need a referral to an ENT specialist by a primary care doctor. An ENT doctor would determine whether you in fact ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Sure: Discuss your desires with your surgeon & anesthesia doctor. They will give you advice on how to best comfort you during the operation.
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A member asked:
Dr. Harry Aronowitz
43 years experience Orthodontics
You : You will be able to eat almost everything if you are careful. Think of it this way, the brackets are attached to the side of the teeth, not the tops w ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
30 years experience Urology
It depends: Most urologists perform diagnostic cystoscopies in the office under local anesthesia. If any other procedures need to be done, these are usually done ... Read More

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