A 32-year-old male asked:
is it safe for 2year 1 month old to have general anesthisia. he is undergoing circumcision for which doctor recommended general anesthisia.
2 doctor answers
Dr. James Ferguson answered
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: In the hands of a properly trained team this is a routine procedure. We prefer for kids to be free of any respiratory illness that might be aggravated by the anesthesia when they undergo elective procedures, yet in emergent situations these kids tolerate anesthesia quite well,even sick.
Answered on Jul 28, 2014
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