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Dr. Karen Sibert
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Anesthesia (Definition)

Anesthesia is a field of study that involves methods of removing sensation, pain, and consciousness from a person in order to perform surgeries, do other uncomfortable procedures, or relieve his pain/suffering. A doctor specializing in ...Read more


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What is the safest week to get cervical stitches done under general anesthesia, age 42 16w3d pregnant with twins?Is general anesthesia safe for twins?

What is the safest week to get cervical stitches done under general anesthesia, age 42 16w3d pregnant with twins?Is general anesthesia safe for twins?

Cervical stitch: You are referring to the Shirodkar Stitch (an indian MD devised this). This can easily be done with mild sedation and good local in the area - its very quick to do. Your OB/GYN will determine when is the best time to place the stitch. ...Read more

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Is local anesthesia an option for a genioplasty procedure? I'm concerned about the level of anesthesia required for chin reduction. In the past I have had fairly adverse reactions when being put under general anesthesia and prefer local anesthesia wheneve

Is local anesthesia an option for a genioplasty procedure? I'm concerned about the level of anesthesia required for chin reduction. In the past I have had fairly adverse reactions when being put under general anesthesia and prefer local anesthesia wheneve

Anesthesia: While i suggest talking with your surgeon about anesthetic options i very much doubt someone would remove bone from your face under local anesthesia. Anesthesia has risks yet you cannot have certain things done to you awake. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Are there pregnancy risks to having general anesthesia 2-3 days after potential conception?

Are there pregnancy risks to having general anesthesia 2-3 days after potential conception?

Minimal risk: Anesthesia does pose a risk to your general health, but it is almost miniscule. You do need to notify the MD of a possible pregnancy so that medications can be adjusted. ...Read more

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Which members of labor and delivery staff will be around during pregnancy?

Which members of labor and delivery staff will be around during pregnancy?

Labor nurse: Usually your labor nurse and possibly a nursing student or a resident (only in training facilities). ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex 3 weeks after c-section and tubal ligation?

Is it safe to have sex 3 weeks after c-section and tubal ligation?

Questionable: It is "safe" in the sense that you probably wont become pregnant from the experience:-) Could cause some pain and possibly an ascending infection in the uterus. Sex happens frequently but the infection risk is rare. However, I do think the risk benefit ratio falls in favor of abstinence till after 4 weeks minimum and 6 weeks preferably. ...Read more

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Can breast implant removal be done with local anesthesia? Can I have my breast implant removal done with a local anesthesia and sedation rather than a general anesthesia? .

Maybe.: Yes, uncomplicated removal of breast implants can certainly be done under local anesthesia. However, if there is a chance of silicone gel breast implant leakage, need for removal of breast implant capsule, and/or need for additional surgery such as breast lifting, best to perform the operation under general anesthesia. ...Read more

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After 3 days of IUI pregnancy will be conformed?

After 3 days of IUI pregnancy will be conformed?

No: Iui usually is timed for ovulation. This generally will be around cycle day 14 and even if not, the timing of the pregnancy test assumes day 14 for ovulation. The second 1/2 of the cycle is the luteal phase and is very consistent at two weeks. Pregnancy testing is generally done at the two week ( cycle day 28) or beyond depending on the routine of the provider. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Does laparoscopy for see the extra uterine gestation needs general anesthesia or local anesthesia? How long the procedure will take? Any risk

Does laparoscopy for see the extra uterine gestation needs general anesthesia or local anesthesia? How long the procedure will take? Any risk

Laparoscopy : Requires general anethesia. The anesthetic time for this procedure should only be a little longer than the surgical time. Your ob/gyn should be able to give you a good time estimate. ...Read more

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Can general anesthesia during the first month of pregnancy hurt the baby?

Dr. Addagada Rao Dr. Rao
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Can general anesthesia during the first month of pregnancy hurt the baby?

Depends: Anesthesia is avoided in pregnancy. Especially first three months of pregnancy, all elective procedures are avoided, and if needed for life threatening emergencies to save the life of mother is given by highly trained anesthesiologists, who had special knowledge which medication to avoid. ...Read more

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Can the type of anesthesia used during abdominal liposuction affect the recovery i experience after the surgery? I am thinking about having abdominal liposuction for some excess fat around my back/bra line. Is it common to just use local anesthesia for th

Can the type of anesthesia used during abdominal liposuction affect the recovery i experience after the surgery? I am thinking about having abdominal liposuction for some excess fat around my back/bra line. Is it common to just use local anesthesia for th

See below: The plastic surgeon will probably request a general anesthetic for the procedure. The anesthetic drugs used will be gone very quickly and will not affect your recovery. The pain medications that the surgeon orders will be more important in your recovery. Local anesthesia on its own is not likely to be used. ...Read more

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Is dental local anesthesia safe in pregnancy? First trimesta.

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Is dental local anesthesia safe in pregnancy? First trimesta.

It is very safe: Dental care and dental anesthesia is safe and essential during pregnancy. Pregnancy is not a reason to defer routine dental care or treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the effects of general anesthesia from surgery on a four week fetus?

What are the effects of general anesthesia from surgery  on a four week fetus?

Unknown: It is hard totellwhat the effects might be because no one will do a study on pregnant women. In general, it is best to put off any elective surgery and anesthesia until pregnancy is over. If you can't for some reason, the anesthesiologist will select the agents and techniques least likely to cause problems. ...Read more

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Endoscopy under general anesthesia, what to expect?

Endoscopy under general anesthesia, what to expect?

Upper endoscopy?: Upper endoscopy is a medical procedure that inspects upper GI tract and helps to find find the source of symptoms. First you will be adequately sedated then endoscope is inserted and procedure is performed. During the recovery you might feel slightly bloated, but you’ll be able to eat after the procedure. The results of the test will be explained, unless biopsy was performed. Painless. ...Read more

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Can 1st trimester u/s be off 3 weeks in gestational age and in conception? (1st trimester) even if they have been pretty consistent in the pregnany

Can 1st trimester u/s be off 3 weeks in gestational age and in conception? (1st trimester) even if they have been pretty consistent in the pregnany

Not usually: Generally, the best ultrasound for dating is an early first trimester ultrasound. It is unlikely to be off by that much from where the actual pregnancy dates are, but it might be off from your menstrually calculated due date due to issues with when your last period was. ...Read more

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I've 3 damaged teeth and one of them reached the nerve already. Can i be under general anesthesia!? I can't bear the pain even under local anesthesia.

I've 3 damaged teeth and one of them reached the nerve already. Can i be under general anesthesia!? I can't bear the pain even under local anesthesia.

Pain alternatives: General anesthesia may be an option with an oral surgeon but i would suggest that you try speaking with your health care provider to explore other options such as oral or IV sedation. ...Read more

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Conception (Definition)

Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what ...Read more