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is 24 hours long enough to wait before driving after surgery and anesthesia.

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Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Most anesthesia recovery has occured by 24 hours post surgery. Driving would depend on what type of surgery. Call your surgeons office
Answered on Dec 22, 2016
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Depends: Affect of anaesthetics weans off in 24 hours but whether you can drive or not will depends on what surgery you had . Its best to discuss with your surgeon.
Answered on Dec 23, 2016
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Yes: Yes you should be fine, but don't drive if you still feel drowsy
Answered on Dec 17, 2016
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Depends: It's a question best answered by your surgeon and anesthetist. It depends on the type of surgery and the type of anesthesia administered. There are too many factors involved to give you a definite answer
Answered on Dec 19, 2016
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Likely: It would depend on the type and duration of surgery, any other medical issues, and how you felt. Worth discussing with both the surgeon and the anesthesiologist prior to surgery and in the recovery room.
Answered on Jan 4, 2017

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