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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Both: Usually a general anesthetic involves both a gas that one would inhale, and intravenous medications given through an IV site.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
No: Nitrous oxide (laughing gas) still allows the person to breathe. General anesthesia usually results in the patient not being able to breathe on their ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends...: ...on the doctor -- I think most prefer at least conscious sedation. I'm old enough to have had my tonsils out under local only, and neither the surge ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Nothing: Absolutely nothing.
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Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience in Surgical Oncology
No: You should not be getting headaches from a general anesthetic 8 months earlier. Check with your doc for other causes.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ragan Faler
23 years experience in Dentistry
Sometimes: Depending upon the procedure and the surgeons training, you will recieve general anesthesia or IV conscious sedation. This is reviewed at the consult ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hagler
80 years experience in Geriatrics
Comfort & safety: Some are unable to be adequately sedated f.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on details: There is no possible answer on a public forum because the details of the situation matter a lot. One should ask the doctor who did the procedure and a ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Roethle
15 years experience in Anesthesiology
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ionel Rad
Dr. Ionel Rad answered
16 years experience in Anesthesiology
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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