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Could having general anesthesia just before conception be dangerous to my baby?

Could having general anesthesia just before conception be dangerous to my baby?

No: Medications used during anesthesia are out of your system very quickly. There would be no risk during pregnancy having anesthesia befor conception. Even during pregnancy anesthesia is sometimes required for various surgical emergencies. ...Read more

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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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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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If ovulation/conception occurred today, would it be safe to have wisdom tooth removed under general anesthesia two days from now?

If ovulation/conception occurred today, would it be safe to have wisdom tooth removed under general anesthesia two days from now?

It depends: On what is most important to you. If pulling the wisdom tooth can wait, you may want to wait. Miscarriages in early pregnancy are frequent and if you had the wisdom tooth pulled under general anesthesia and you do experience a miscarriage, you may blame it on the anesthesia. ...Read more

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Diagnosed after conception with abdominal aortic aneurysm. I'm having anesthesia eval for labor. What are the dangers?

Diagnosed after conception with abdominal aortic aneurysm. I'm having anesthesia eval for labor. What are the dangers?

Aneurysm rupture: The most significant risk you face is rupture of your abdominal aortic aneurysm, which would be life-threatening for you and the baby. Elevated blood pressure is the most likely reason that your AAA would rupture at this point, whether the high BP is due to pain, etc. Fortunately, an epidural anesthetic can minimize the pain of labor and delivery, lowers bp, should be safe, and can be done early. ...Read more

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Iheard about choosing gender of child before conception by some food supp. N drugs in states. Is it true? Wat is it

Iheard about choosing gender of child before conception by some food supp. N drugs in states. Is it true? Wat is it

Boy or Girl: There are no food supplements or drugs that can select gender.

Females provide an x (girl) chromosome and males can provide and x (girl) or y (boy) chromosome.

So the man provides the deciding factor and it is random. ...Read more

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Is anesthesia safe?

Is anesthesia safe?

Yes: For most people. The more serious, chronic health problems one has, the higher the risk. ...Read more

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In anesthesia, what is mac?

In anesthesia, what is mac?

Monitored Care: During monitored anesthesia care (mac) patients are given medications which cause sedation and relaxation so that minor procedures can be performed. Mac differs from general anesthesia in that the patient continues to breathe on their own without the use of a breathing tube. ...Read more

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Can you die from anesthesia?

Highly Unusual!: Anesthesia risks depend largely on the age and overall health of an individual, the severity of his/her condition, the urgency and duration of the procedure, and the experience and expertise of the entire surgical team. That said, the risk of death from anesthesia is exceedingly remote...Have a look at this reference

http://www. Anesthesiaweb. Org/risk. Php. ...Read more

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Female conception chances at 40?

Female conception chances at 40?

Lower: Conception rates steadily decline after 29 yrs, at 40 they are less than half of those in their 20s. The miscarriage rate is also higher at 40, being almost 30%. If you have not gotten pregnant after 6 months of trying, please see a specialist as each month may make a difference in your 40s. ...Read more

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What makes you resistant to anesthesia?

Genetics...: Different individuals may have varying sensitivities to anesthetics. Habitual drug use, especially of narcotics, may lead to the development of tolerance, so that higher doses are needed. ...Read more

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What anesthesia is the safest that still works?

All are safe: When used appropriately. All types can also have complications. The discussion as to what is the best anesthesia for you depends on your health status and the type of surgery you are having. ...Read more

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What are some of the things that hinder conception?

What are some of the things that hinder conception?

Quite a few: Age, low hormone level, stress, infections, male factors like low sperm count, timing of sexual intercource are some. ...Read more

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What are all the names of medications used for anesthesia?

What are all the names of medications used for anesthesia?

Too many to list!: There are many medications used in anesthesia: some induce sleep, some relieve pain, some relax muscles, etc. That's why it takes 4 years of medical school and then 4 years of post-medical school training to become a physician who specializes in anesthesiology. We also use medications to control blood pressure, or treat asthma or heart conditions during surgery. It's a complicated field! ...Read more

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Can THC affect anesthesia?

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THC & Anesthesia: It can affect your recovery period after the anesthetic wears off. ...Read more

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What is general anesthesia?

What is general anesthesia?

What normally called: " to put you to sleep" before surgical procedure, is not feel pain, and will not be aware the procedure being done, by anesthetic medications, your breathing is controlled, all your vital functions are closely monitored by highly trained professional (s), relatively very safe considering the magnitude of the undertaking on human body. ...Read more

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Is general anesthesia safe?

Yes.: General anesthesia has a long history with literally millions of people getting anesthetics every year. But there are risks. It is obviously riskier in the very young and very old. It is riskier if you have serious medical problems like congestive heart failure or COPD. It is riskier if you are having a very prolonged or complicated surgical procedure. But yes, general anesthesia is safe. ...Read more

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Does a spinal anesthesia hurt?

Does a spinal anesthesia hurt?

Not usually: A correctly done spinal has very little pain associated with it. The anesthesia care provider will place local anesthesia first and then the needle with the spinal medication. Occasionally if there is difficulty passing the needle between the spinous processes and into the correct space, heavy pressure of pain may be felt. Let the anesthesiologist know and they give more local anesthesia through t. ...Read more

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Can Ampiclox affect conception?

Only in that it's: Use may decrease efficacy of estrogen-containing oral contraceptives. ...Read more

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Is general anesthesia dangerous?

Is general anesthesia dangerous?

Relative to what: I have done anesthesia for 42000 cases, no deaths, mi, wake ups during surgery for generals, no comas, my most frequent problems =16 broken teeth, 22 inhailing vomit giving 3 pneumonias, two nerve damages. Is that safe? When I started the death rate was 1 per 5000 now it is less than 1 per 200, 000 for healthy patients. Is that safe? Not nearly as safe as the airlines and it should be and can be. ...Read more

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How long to get over anesthesia?

How long to get over anesthesia?

Anesthesia: With the modern anesthetics most people are over it within 24hrs. Longer durations are often associated with post op pain meds. ...Read more

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What is used for local anesthesia?

What is used for local anesthesia?

Local anesthetics: There are many LAs (local anesthetics) that are used. Lidocaine, Tetracaine, Bupivacaine are just a few. ...Read more

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What does general anesthesia mean?

What does general anesthesia mean?

Fully unconscious: General anesthesia means you will be completely asleep, unable to respond to commands, unable to feel, hear or remember, and usually will have some kind of breathing device placed in your airway (throat). An anesthesiologist will monitor you closely and give you medications to keep you "asleep" and comfortable, keep you alive while operating on you, and most importantly wake you up! ...Read more

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Hsg with anesthesia cause any pain?

HSG: Hysterosalpingogram is a x-ray test to evaluate the shape of the uterus and show whether the fallopian tubes are blocked. Usually done without general anesthesia while you are awake. Some doctor suggest taking a pain killer before and even antibiotics. Now, some centers may offer i.V sedation. ...Read more

Conception (Definition)

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