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diarrhea after general anesthesia

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Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Uncommon: Post-anesthesia diarrhea is not common. Talk to your doctor if you are having it.

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A member asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends : What was the surgery?
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
2days: Most of the medications administered during anesthesia will be metabolised in 24 hrs, best way lactating mother is to inform the anesthesiologist , ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Fried
40 years experience General Surgery
Just prior to cut: Either there should be no shave (which makes placing and removing bandages painful) or just prior to the incision being made.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
No: You shouldn't be nauseated from an anesthesic 2 weeks after it was administered. Perhaps you are using post op narcotics or have a different medical ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Call your doctor: Call your surgeon and explain what's going on. If you have fever or are coughing up secretions, it might be best to delay surgery. But if this is just ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends on situation: If surgery was extensive or prolonged, more meds are given during the course of general anesthesia and recovery will take longer. Conditions such as o ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alla Tamarkin
12 years experience Anesthesiology
1-2 days. without co: The recovery time from general eneral anesthesia is 24-48hrs. A hystoroscopy, polypectomy does not require any abdominal incisions and within a coupl ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stefan Hariskov
14 years experience Anesthesiology
Thanks for asking!: Blurry vision can occur immediately after general anesthesia, often relating to a lubricant applied in the eyes. Blurry vision can also occur also fro ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Positioning: Unclear what is happening, your discomfort could be related to your surgery, positioning, iv, phlebitis and other causes. Talk to your surgeon.
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : Depends on how severe the COPD if you can be safe you need to be evaluated pre op by anesthesia doctor
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Oliverson
21 years experience Anesthesiology
General anesthesia: For c-section is potentially dangerous for mom and baby and should only be used in an emergency or as a last resort. This is because changes in mom's ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
16 years experience Dentistry
Twilight: Typically it is done in a sedative state known as conscious sedation but depending on the depth and reflex, general anesthesia may be necessary or occ ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: If you are anxious about the extraction, this is a perfectly acceptable way to have extraction.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Variable.: Often under general anesthesia the doctor or nurse will put artificial drops or ointment to prevent the eyes from drying out. Everyone dissolves thes ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Upper endoscopy?: Upper endoscopy is a medical procedure that inspects upper GI tract and helps to find find the source of symptoms. First you will be adequately sedate ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
NO: NO. BECAUSE THE SURGEON NEEDS THE PATIENT MUSCLE TO BE COMPLETELY RELAXED ,AND THAT IS DONE ONLY WITH GENERAL ANESTHESIA. IT COULD BE DONE UNDER REGI ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
You should inform: your anesthesiologist and surgeon so they can monitor you , and titrate the dose better .
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Maybe: Typically for a major surgery, you will receive more anesthesia than for a minor surgery. However, there are many factors that will determine how long ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
42 years experience Dentistry
Two different items.: Iv sedation or nitrous are methods of anesthesia and analgesia. Even plain old numbing fits into these areas. When you do get "knocked" out for surger ... Read More

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