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crystal meth before surgery with general anesthesia

A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
29 years experience Psychiatry
Tell your doctors!: Recommend that you let your surgeon and anesthesiologist know immediately as there are risks of interactions of drugs, whether prescribed or illegal, ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
TELL YOUR SURGEON: It is critical you inform the surgical team. You are at potential anesthesia risk!! Furthermore, ASAP, get into a drug rehab program, you are engagi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Tell your surgeon: about your crystal meth use and arrange for medically supervised detox. Chronic meth use affects so many functions that surgery will not be safe unti ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Ideally 2 weeks : Ideally you should be clean 2 weeks before general anesthesia The risk is you have a cardiac arrhythmia and die on the table. It is never a good ide ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
You should see: A doctor, because it can be a cardiac rhythm problem. Some of these are benign and transient, but others are dangerous. Only cardiac monitor or ekg ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes.: But tell the anesthesia caregivers that you did so.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
Helps the anesthetic: Maybe I should leave this for an anesthesiologist to answer, but basically it's because benzo's are relatively safe ; help relaxation ; forgetting the ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Ask your doctor: We don't know what services may be provided at which hospitals, if they are not in our own area. Ask your eye doctor. Also, be aware that LASIK surge ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience General Surgery
Don't know!: I would have to know what neck surgery have your had first. In the front of your neck? Was it the thyroid gland? If they took out to much it could pos ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Pharyngitis: Pharyngitis is an infection of the pharynx or tonsils . The cause is usually infectious, with most cases being of viral origin and most bacterial ca ... Read More

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