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Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Tell your dentist: because they might want to avoid local anesthetic with epinepherine, as the combination could cause a dangerous rise in heart rate. The bigger issue a ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience in Orthodontics
Probably not: Try to get 8 hours of sleep and take nothing by mouth after midnight.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Moran
18 years experience in Pain Management
Depends: What part of mouth/ oral pharynx due you want to block? Most nerves inner sting the mouth/ throat can be blocked. Just brush up on anatomy. Or che ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
No,: the procedure itself is somewhat similar to a speculum pelvic exam, then a catheter is placed through the cervix, and contrast injected. There is no ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience in Gastroenterology
Probably not: Local anesthesia is not generally affected by other medications.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jaymin Chang
20 years experience in Anesthesiology
Depends on the drug: It is not recommended to use street drugs prior to any anesthetic. Any procedure involving local anesthetic could potentially require further sedatio ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
No but...: Your high blood pressure places you at higher risk for bleeding under a local and should be discussed with your surgeon or anesthesiologist.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pleanty: Lung, heart, peripheral vascular and cancer type of disease.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Lindquist
28 years experience in Pediatrics
Vaping is unknown: The issue with vaporizing (tobacco or marijuana) is the unknown of the ingredients. These are not regulated solutions and have a lot of variability i ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
Yes it does : Long‐term use of cannabis is known to cause chronic bronchitis and airflow obstruction. Remember polluted air has adverse on pulmonary function. No ma ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Unknown: Each procedure and each office is different. You should discuss your treatment with the surgeon who will be extracting your teeth.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
You should inform: your anesthesiologist and surgeon so they can monitor you , and titrate the dose better .
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience in 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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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Smoking pot: Absolutely not. If anything you are at greater risk of having a complication. Smoking pot is not like having cookies and milk. Unfortunately society ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: It will have increased, cancer, heart dease, blood pressure effect.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
See below: Do not think your statistics reflect real data. Did you find a blog from an online "expert"? IV sedation is not akin to general anesthesia and likel ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Nelson
15 years experience in Pediatric Dentistry
Sure but NO: Sure you can but I wouldn't because it could lead to a deeper level of sedation during IV and possible other complications with the anesthesiologist n ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: Assuming no contraindications regional anesthesia is better. General anesthesia is safe, but being pregnant with twins increases the chances of you v ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
May affect you: Yes , must inform your anesthesiologist before surgery to help you for a better management , prevent complications that includes any medications rx ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
36 years experience in 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 male asked:
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Marjuana: Medical research shows a clear link between marijuana use and mental illness, especially schizophrenia. I would not recommend taking weed in any form.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn MacFarlane
35 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
BOTH IV: Both procedures are done with iv. If you are just apprehensive i would just have light conscious sedation to make you feel mellow during the procedure ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Smoking is bad: No matter what you are smoking. Burning a leaf and inhaling exposes one to toxins that cause cancer, heart and lung disease.
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