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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Manago
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends: Not sure recover means here but in general, there is nothing you can do to expedite the recovery from general anesthesia and the anesthetics used tod ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foead Geula
16 years experience Anesthesiology
Not usually: When you are under general anesthesia, you are rendered unconscious so you will not experience pain.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Past predicts future: Most patients tolerate general anesthesia very well and behave appropriately. If you drink alcohol often, if you use ilicit drugs, or use herbal medi ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Ga: Going under is very safe. Keep in mind nothing is 100%safe- there always risks.
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Frankel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Probably not: Usually general anesthetics suppress seizures rather than make you more susceptible to them. However some medications can lower your seizure threshold ... Read More
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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 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
35 years experience Periodontics
NO : Go see your doctor and get a post op evaluation.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
36 years experience Dentistry
No: Methadone will have no effect on the extraction of teeth. It will however interfear with the efficacy of the general anesthesia. Be sure to let the or ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Generally: No if you notify your surgeon upfront as we need to know all drugs a patient is on.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Congenital: The cause of your arrhythmia is most likely a structural abnormality that you were born with. I could not find any links between nitrous oxide and atr ... Read More
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Patney
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not: It's likely the amount of herbal med your taking will not affect the surgery; however, just to be sure i always ask my patients to stop all herbals an ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends : What was the surgery?
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe relux: This could be gastroesophgeal reflux. Your physician can help you with the diagnosis
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Probably: About 20 minutes, might be talking then wake up thinking nothing has happened to you.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert E. Klitzke
8 years experience Dentistry
Yes: After the removal of your tooth your salivary glands become more active as part of the bodies healing process. There will be a combination of saliv ... Read More
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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 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Henning
49 years experience Anesthesiology
Occasionally...: Mild nausea, some residual sedation and/or disorientation, and minimal discomfort are the issues that surface most often postoperatively. That said, ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Aziz
19 years experience Anesthesiology
Local : Local anesthesia with sedation is an option, though the majority patients require general anesthesia for genioplasty. It is difficult to get all of t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
It can happen: Lung complications, such as deflation of little lung units, or pneumonia, can occur after general anesthesia. The best thing to prevent this would be ... Read More
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: Yes. Most oral surgeons utilize IV sedation in their offices.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends: You should discuss previous episode with your anesthesiologist. He/she will explain you your options and risks. You description of what happened last ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
GA for what ?: You don't mention what the general anesthesia was for. In general you will have retrograde amnesia after anesthesia. If the anesthesia was for dental ... Read More

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