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what emotions do donors feel after the surgery?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 44 years experience
Mixed: Living donors can feel a mixture of emotions from calming peace to separation anxiety. These are usually worked out to the procedure as the pre-testing is quite extensive.
Dr. Kevin Hiler
General Surgery 42 years experience
Excitement: My experience is that most donors are excited andvsatifiedvthatvthe could help someone else.

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When can my baby comprehend different emotions?

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Before birth: Your baby can pick up on your emotional status even before he is born.
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What can I expect in a sinus surgery?

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Improvement: You should expect to breathe better with less nasal congestion, decreased sinus pressure/pain and decreased number of sinus infections. More info at www.Socalsinus.Com.
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Is cosmetic surgery covered by insurance?

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Insurance coverage: Cosmetic surgery is usually not coverd by insurance unless there is a functional component or the surgery is actually a reconstructive one such as following an accident or trauma. A doctor needs to have it evaluated and submit request for prior authorization.
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What does the anesthesiologist do on the day of lumbosacral spasm surgery?

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Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
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A thorough: History and physical will be performed and a plan will be crafted suited to your needs and desires. The plan will be discussed with you and your questions answered prior to the beginning of the anesthetic.
A 42-year-old member asked:

How long will numbness last after oral surgery?

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Dr. Scott Harwood
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
A few hours: If you are referring to the local anesthesia that was given then it should wear off in 2-3 hours. If you are referring to a parasthesia that may have been caused by an oral surgery procedure then that varies greatly and more information would be needed to offer an opinion.

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