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Is it possible to get a seizure while under anesthesia

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Although rare, it may happen as a reaction to the meds or as a random occurance.

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Your Anesthesiologist will take care of that during the procedure, good luck
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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 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
No: Morning sedation cannot be confused with a seizure. Seizure has motor activity usually as well as either tongue bite or incontinence. Also, the pers ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: The MRI examines the tissues within the brain. Of particular interest would be an abnormal structure within the brain that would trigger such twitchin ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Shoulder MUA: Not common at all. Mua of the shoulder is quite straight forward.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher
21 years experience Anesthesiology
Anesthesia choice: Yes, you can remove tonsils under local anaesthesia only. But only if you have the ability to psyche yourself out to the point that your body doesn't ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Abramson
37 years experience Anesthesiology
It depends...: A lot can be achieved with local anesthesia (numbing) and "conscious" sedation (where, in theory, the patient is able to respond, but may not remember ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hard to suppress : Gag reflex without sufficient anesthesia or sedation. Proper monitoring and airway protection from nasal bleeding during even sedation cases requires ... Read More
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