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Diarrhea after general anesthesia

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 33 years experience
Uncommon: Post-anesthesia diarrhea is not common. Talk to your doctor if you are having it.
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Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 46 years experience
See below : Whereas nausea and vomiting are quite common after general anesthesia, diarrhea is not. If diarrhea does not improve or worsens; or is associated with... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Ritholz
Anesthesiology 32 years experience
Maybe: I am not sure what "twilight anesthesia" is but most medications can have side effects. In addition the type of your procedure might play a roll. Ho... Read More
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 32 years experience
No: The post-operative nausea can be explained as a reaction to the anesthesia. However, the diarrhea is not a side effect of the anesthesia. Please call ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Call your doc now: For evaluation and treatment as u are in the post op period and you should be asking all ?S and concerns to your doc no matter what time of the day or... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Diarrhea: After hospitalization during which he probably received antibiotics at least prophylactically and was also exposed to hospital bacteria he may have go... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Not really: Get a second opinion. Ovarian cysts will not always cause false pregnancy tests-or diarrhea. Not at all sure about exam under anesthesia: get another ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Roethle
Anesthesiology 18 years experience
Fully unconscious: General anesthesia means you will be completely asleep, unable to respond to commands, unable to feel, hear or remember, and usually will have some ki... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ionel Rad
Anesthesiology 19 years experience
A little: Some medications that are used for anesthesia might hurt but many anesthesiologists will give medications that will make you forget and some medicatio... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 28 years experience
Verry, very rare: Anesthesia has become one of the safest specialties in medicine. This is due in part to their medical school training and the advances in monitoring t... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
It will begin: With an injection into your vein where you might feel dizzy or as if you had a few drinks but only for a few seconds before becoming unconscious. Then... Read More
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