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Anesthesia And Early Pregnancy
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
Is it true that it is a federal law that you must take a pregnancy test prior to receiving anesthesia? State law? Any states that don't require this?
No one wants to be: sued unnecessarily, and precautions must always be followed for any young woman of pregnancy age as a safe measure. Since most preop orders are simple blood tests, it's easy to do it with all of the rest. In the US if you are of childbearing age, you'll probably be required to do it, especially in a hospital setting, or surgical suite. In office procedure may be different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it safe to have dental filling, and tooth pull out, using anesthesia and pain relifes during pregnancy?
Pregnancy and Tx: Most dentists & doctors agree that all elective dental treatment should be postponed until after delivery. Any necessary dental treatment in healthy women, especially when it involves alleviating pain and\or infection or the likelihood of it, can be performed with some normal precautions.This includes local anesthesia (w\o epi), fillings and extractions. Have your dentist consult with obgyn 1st. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anesthesia for EACC: Not only is it acceptable to have anesthesia for keratosis obturans (KO), it is highly recommended. The disease process of KO and/or an analogue EACC (auditory cholesteatoma) can both present with ear pain & hearing loss acutely. Both conditions require urgent ENT evaluation and potentiall debridement of the external auditory canal in the office. More intensive debridement may require anesthesia ...Read more
Hello doctor chadi my son had lack of oxygene during birth what might have caused this problem it can be the anesthesia inhad a very normal pregnancy he weighted 3 kilos ?? He lived for 8 month than passed away due to epileptical seisures and west syndrom
Closure : I am sorry for your loss. You should see the doctor who took care of your child and find out for your own benefit as to what really happened and the reason for his sad demise. It should be made very clear to you as to what could have been the reason for his passing away. Otherwise you will keep looking for causes and what could have been done to help him. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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