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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Discuss with Dr.: Discuss with your anesthesiologist. They can better advise you.
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Dr. James Henning
50 years experience Anesthesiology
Probably..: Sorry to hear you had a problem. In experienced hands, Propofol is an excellent component of general anesthesia. Speaking to your colonoscopist about ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Pollard
30 years experience Anesthesiology
See below: The anesthesiologist probably used Propofol to put you to sleep for the hysterectomy. However, this is not the drug they used to keep you asleep durin ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Abramson
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Multiple: Anesthesia is amnesia, analgesia and, often, akinesia (no movement). Each of these requires different medication, although some medication may have o ... Read More
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Dr. Foead Geula
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Volatile anesthetics: General anesthesia is commonly initiated with propofol, an intravenous anesthetic, to render the patient unconscious. General anesthesia is then usua ... Read More
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Dr. David Abramson
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Multiple: You need something for amnesia (propofol, etomidate), analgesia (fentanyl, meperidine), muscle relaxation (not always required: rocuronium, vecuronium ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
37 years experience Anesthesiology
No: General anesthesia can be conducted with spontaneously breathing patient using an anesthesia mask. Often the oral airways are used, that look anythin ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
I would not worry: There is no such risk from medicines used for such operations. There is no such drugs used medically that can cause cancer. Steroids are also free fro ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
GA drugs: General anesthesia=unconsciousness. Anesthetic agents commonly used with a ga are propofol, ketamine. Any anesthetic/sedative/opioid regardless of r ... Read More
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Dr. Foead Geula
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Volatile anesthetics: General anesthesia is commonly initiated with propofol, an intravenous anesthetic, to render the patient unconscious. General anesthesia is then usua ... Read More
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Dr. Donny Peterson
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Tumescent : Tumescent fluid is the solution of Lidocaine (for numbing), epinepherine (to reduce bleeding and keep Lidocaine from metabolizing too quickly), and bi ... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Depends: most of the time could be done under local , some doctors offices are equipped other are not , doe in ambulatory facilities , speak to your doctor
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Dr. Matthew Herren
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Usually : Usually sinus grafting is done under I.V. Sedation in the surgeons office. It is very rare for a patient to have general anesthesia for this procedur ... Read More

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