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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Get medical eval to: know. One possible cause is the scarring resulting from the C-section. I am not referring to just the external scar but to the layers of scarring deep ... Read More
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
No: You need to see a physician asap for altered sensation in your feet and back pain.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Jacobs
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A choice: Depending on your hospital policies and procedures, you could have a spinal or an epidural. Those are preferrable to general anesthesia which can get ... Read More
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Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher
21 years experience Anesthesiology
Analgesia: It would not be practical to provide you with rx plan for postop analgaesia without knowing your medical history. You have tied your anesthesiologist' ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
See below: Pain tolerance varies between patients. Some patients in the post-operative period only need motrin, while some need narcotics. General anesthesia for ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hospital care: It is hard to know what exactly is going on. Since you are in the hospital still you have easy access to the doctors and nurses who are involved in yo ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
32 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: It can be given in this situation but often times not preferable. The reason being, if the disc situation were to worsen during procedure positioning ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Yes: It is an injection of steroid medication into your back or neck to help reduce inflammation around nerves to reduce pain. Yes it is used to relieve ba ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gross
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Air dissipates: A few small air bubbles will dissipate and likely not cause any problems. Larger air collections can cause headaches and pressure: only main caution ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Your source?: That sounds like an unusually high statistic. Are you sure you are using a reliable source?
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
It depends: On the drug choices and route of administration. If you are speaking about labor, the medications are often given by infusion through the delivery. Th ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Lidocaine jelly: In can be put in after the spinal block is done so you do not feel it. The catheter can be rubbed with Lidocaine (numbing) jelly.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends.: Follow the instructions given beforehand for the procedure. Obviously, don't drink alcohol or use recreational drugs. Other limitations may be given, ... Read More

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