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Mac anesthesia : Without any other health issues related to the metabolism of the medications, you should generally feel back to normal within a few hours depending on ... Read More

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
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Ga vs sedation: In your case after breathing oxygen IV medication will be given and after you are asleep endotracheal tube will be placed and anesthesia ventilator wi ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Short acting: anesthesia is used- very safe, unless you are allergic to Diprivan ( propofol ) or Versed (midazolam). All short acting and very safe.
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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Worry doesn't help: Yet i understand that we all can do it. Your doc is well trained in the procedures you mention. The fear you are coping w/is loss of control. Easie ... Read More
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Dr. Allen Fein
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Tell your doctor: There should be no problem. Just tell your physician.
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Dr. Samuel Bayles
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Most likely: you need to let the GI team know and decide with your Suboxone provider when to stop it. I'm not an expert in what they use for sedation, my guess is ... Read More
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Dr. Alexander Bankov
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Short sedation: EGD(upper endoscopy) can be as short as 5 minutes, with biposies most of them accopmlished in ~15 min. Colonoscopy takes longer, most fit in the timef ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Yes. : I never use general anesthesia for a colonoscopy. A good conscious sedation will give you a state of amnesia and you won't remember anything about the ... Read More
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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
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Very safe: in the hands of a competent anesthesia provider. These procedures are performed thousands of times every single day. Be well and good luck.
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Dr. John Feola
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R/O COMPLICATION: Often times Propofol is used for anesthesia it is very potent. Rarely when you are recovery from anesthesia, fluid may get into the lungs. This is ref ... Read More
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