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Dr. Michael Aziz
19 years experience in 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 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Discuss with: Anesthesiologists during your Preop visit. Local anesthesia refers to injections of anesthetic in the area to numb the nerves, or a spinal block. Vers ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Keller
14 years experience in Anesthesiology
No: If you drink alot your liver my be used to a higher metabolic rate, but in general no.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mcnay
25 years experience in Dentistry
Here are a few: The most common are elevated heart rate, extended numbness, and bruising. There are less well known ones but the commercials on tv have a list of abou ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Probably unrelated: These issues you describe are likely unrelated to local anesthesia. Local anesthesias usually wears off in 4-6 hours.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: there should be no changes in birth control effects from local anesthesia
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Numbing medicine: Local anesthesia is medication that provides numbness of the nerves in a particular area of the body so that no pain will be felt. The local anesthet ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Vito
36 years experience in Prosthodontics
Some discomfort: Any tooth extraction is a surgical procedure. Like any surgicla procedure on any other part of the body there will be some discomfort associated with ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience in Anesthesiology
Should get better!: Any time a needle is inserted, it will cause some tenderness and bruising. There is an inflammatory response because the body interprets the needle s ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Very Different: Local anesthesia involves injection of numbing medication into an area requiring surgery. As the name implies, it is only effective in this local area ... Read More

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