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Crystal Meth Before Surgery With General Anesthesia
I'm having surgery tomorrow morning with general anesthesia and I vaporize weed concentrates everyday. Will this cause complications during surgery?
You should inform: your anesthesiologist and surgeon so they can monitor you , and titrate the dose better . ...Read more
A psychostimulant, controlled drug schedule ii, with abuse potential. It acts to enhance Dopamine and norepinephrine in the body, including the brain. It can decrease appetite- was used as a diet pill, treat narcolepsy and adhd, pathological fatigue, sea sickness. Derived from ephedra plant ...Read more
I am having knee replacement surgery in 3 days but cannot have a epidural because of prior back surgery so i will undergo general anesthesia. Will tasking echinacea affect general anesthesia?
Can I smoke marijuana the night before a wisdom tooth extraction? I'm getting all four removed with IV sedation
Not wise: Marijuana can adversely affect the IV sedation. Please, if you do smoke, advise the Oral Surgeon. Your anesthesia may need to be adjusted, or the procedure may have to be postponed. Report ALL Meds, prescription & OTC, as well as all supplements, to the Oral Surgeon as well as any marijuana consumption. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
To general surgeons: when a patient should be shaved for inguinal hernia, during anesthesia or before anesthesia (general).
Can I use regional anesthesia with a sedative, instead of general anesthesia for my arthroscopic shoulder surgery? I don't like being put under
Yes: Regional anesthesia (nerve block) with sedation is a great option. Speak with your anesthesiologist to determine if there are no contraindicating factors. Sometimes general w/ or w/out regional maybe necessary. It is normal to feel anxious about "being put under" however general anesthesia is employed safely everyday! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Views on using Exparel as pain control for a total knee replacement? Will not be using general anesticia. epedural and propofol during procedure.
Partly helpful: There are many ways to control pain after total knee. Spinal anesthesia provides great pain control after the surgery for a few hours. If a epidural catheter is inserted, this can help for 24 to 48 hours. Injecting medicine around the knee joint inside gives added relief. Exparel is one medicine used this way. There are many additional medications. Surgical technique is very important as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For extreme nervous patients undergoing a c section, is general anesthesia better or taking a light sedative? Can sedative be given before spinal?
C-section : Safety is a priority and regional anesthesia is safer for c-sections. Patient can be sedated with versed if it is nessasary. General anesthesia is rarely done, mostly for emergencies , for failed regionals or debilitated patients, who can not cooperate. Effects of sedatives can be reversed in newborn in rare situations where it becomes nessasary. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is general anesthesia used for sinus grafting? I'm terrified of having dental work done, and prefer to be knocked out completely for major procedures. Is sinus grafting a procedure that is done with local anesthetics or do most surgeons use general anesth
Use IV sedation..: General anesthesia is rarely indicated for sinus graft surgery. Iv sedation is what i would consider if you're anxious. This way, you're completely comfortable, won't remember anything, and won't have tubes down your throat. Furthermore, you'll recover faster and have less side effects from the anesthesia. Although local anesthetic can be used to perform a sinus graft, i prefer IV sedation. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Am looking for an oral surgeon in va who will remove wisdom teeth under local. I feel complete anesthesia is more risky .?
Hernia surgery under general anesthesia schd in 10 days. heavy drinker and rec. drug user. Have used Coke, crystal, Vicodin in last 20 days. Is a 10 day detox likely sufficient to mitigate risk assuming no other health factors. Can't disclose to Dr.
Ideally 2 weeks : Ideally you should be clean 2 weeks before general anesthesia The risk is you have a cardiac arrhythmia and die on the table. It is never a good idea to hide your drug use from your physicians because the drugs in your system interfere with the drugs and treatments he/she provides. They may drug test you before the surgery and if positive cancel the surgery. But it's better than dying ...Read more
Yes: Yes it can be done, but it is very rarely used. Usually local anesthesia is used with sedation, but for some people who can not stay still or get extremely confused, they can often be done with general anesthesia. The risk of general anesthesia is usually not worth it compared to sedation except in rare situations. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 7 more doctor answers
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
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