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what does it feel like to be put under anesthesia

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Anesthesia Feeling: Patients describe feelings of relaxation, euphoria, peace, and tranquility, also, a warm feeling running through their body. The onset of induction ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Very Few Know: With modern anesthetics we try and shut down the memory of the patient before they go to the or. Once they can't remember what happened, it is very h ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
Nothing: Usually there will be an anesthesia [person (md or crna) talking to you and relaxing you. You will be told to think of something pleasant and the medi ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Drifting to sleep: It feels like just drifting off to sleep very quickly. Occasionally patients recall feeling some burning or stinging in the IV site when medications ... Read More
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Dr. David Edsall
46 years experience Anesthesiology
NOTHING: You do not dream during general anesthesia. Your brain wave are alsmot absent. You may dream on wake up. Anesthesia means a" a strange sleep" because ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Sleep: It just feels like you took a nap and fell asleep for a while.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Keller
14 years experience Anesthesiology
Anesthesia Induction: With I.V. Sedation prior to induction(going to sleep), you may not even remember going into the o.R. Once all the monitors and oxygen is on, you may ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Madden
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Sedated : The procedure is usually done with local anesthesia with or without sedation through an IV. This question is more appropriately answered by the cardio ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Very Few Know: With modern anesthetics we try and shut down the memory of the patient before they go to the or. Once they can't remember what happened, it is very h ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Best to allow: The surgical & anesthesia team a chance to help allay some of your fears. As doctors in this field we experience patients on a daily basis that have ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Choice: Depending on your medical history there are many safe and effective techniques. Local injection with mild sedation, spinal anesthesia and general anes ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
It should: Be safe as long as it is performed by a properly trained physician in an appropriate setting.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Keller
14 years experience Anesthesiology
Wisdom teeth: Your dentist may provide a IV sedation or local/gas method. Both are common for persons having long oral procedures or anxiety issues.

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