A 47-year-old male asked:
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how can the queasy feeling be avoided when stitches are being removed? (arthroscopic shoulder surgery) thank you

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Easy: Do not look at the sight and ask to district you. Put earphones on, listen to music. Most people tolerate it very well.
Answered on Feb 11, 2013
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Dr. Jason Lichten
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
Eat: A vasovagal reaction in which you feel like you are going to get sick or pass out during any medical procedure is not that uncommon. Make sure you have had something to eat that morning and are well hydrated before you go to the doctor.
Answered on Oct 12, 2013
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
I would be very carefull on food intake before the procedure, in case you have nausea or vomiting. Clear fluids are ok
Feb 11, 2013

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