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when treated for hydrocele do you get put to sleep

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Maybe: There are 2 main methods in treating hydroceles. One is an office procedure where a needle is placed into the scrotum adn withdrawn through a syringe. ... Read More
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Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
43 years experience Pediatric Urology
Yes and no: It depends on age. If you are under 16, you are better off going to sleep.

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/tc/anesthesia-topic-overview#1 You may consult the site given above for general information on anesthesia. The me ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
39 years experience Pathology
Anesthetic: The answer to this is basically, "it depends." On where the biopsy is coming from, on what type of biopsy, what localization is being done (CT, EUS, e ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
9 years experience Dentistry
IV or inhalation: An IV drip such as valium or inhalation such as nitrous oxide are common.
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Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Anesthesia: Options are being awake or delayed along with a local nerve block, or being fully asleep. Don't worry, while there may be some small things along the ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: This is delicate work, involving cutting a hole in a sensitive ear drum after cleaning & sanitizing the ear canal, then any mucous or debris is suctio ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Especially if you feel claustrophobic with a mask in place or if you feel you are not in control of situation.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Several options: You can be put to sleep, but that is not the ideal option for your baby becasue those medications can get through to the baby and make him (or her) dr ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Axillary boil: Depends on size, location, and preference of your surgeon with whom u discuss the procedure in detail.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: There are several anesthetic techniques available for arthroscopy patients and all the choices are very safe. All have different risks and benefits. ... Read More
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