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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Vertigo (Definition)

A type of dizziness where the patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion usually due to a dysfunction of the inner ear apparatus. It can be associated with nausea, vomiting and an unsteady gait. Vertigo is classified as either peripheral (inner ear or vestibular problem) or central (injury to the balance centers of ...Read more


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After surgery, will my 14 year old son be admitted to the hospital if he is dizzy & confused from anesthesia and stays that way for hours?

Only if needed.: Pediatric patients are much more sensitive to anesthetics than adults. Because of this they can have more severe reactions to anesthesia. Discuss your concerns with your anesthesiologist before the procedure starts. Your child will only be allowed to go home when both the anesthesiologist and you are satisfied with his condition. ...Read more

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I have been using a transdermal scop for anesthesia for 24 hours. I feel dizzy and nauseous. I want the patch off, but i read about withdrawal. Help?

Remove it: The dose is low with the w the scop patch and now its having a paradoxical effect--that is, the side effects are having more of an effect the medically needed effect. We usually take them off the pt before they leave the pacu. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel dizzy after two weeks of surgery?

Is it normal to feel dizzy after two weeks of surgery?

Likely no: Depends on type of surgery (i.e. Surgery where dizziness would be a direct complication), but i would say that the anesthesia related effects should have disappeared and if you weren't dizzy after surgery initially, it isn't normal. Contact you surgeon! ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel nauseated and dizzy 30 days after hysterectomy ?

Is it normal to feel nauseated and dizzy 30 days after hysterectomy ?

Not really: Most would expect you to be feeling pretty good 30 days after a hysterectomy, especially if done vaginally. Pain from the incision should largely be gone and post-op bleeding or spotting should have stopped. Effects from anesthesia should also be gone. Nausea and dizziness are symptoms you should review with your provider..they are likely being caused by something else. ...Read more

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Have back pain and feeling dizzy after surgery. What do you suggest?

Have back pain and feeling dizzy after surgery. What do you suggest?

It depends: A lot depends on the type of surgery that you had performed, level of blood loss and what type of anesthesia. Contact your surgeon. ...Read more

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How can I cure dizziness after gall bladder surgery?

How can I cure dizziness after gall bladder surgery?

Find out problem: Gall bladder surgery should not give dizziness unless it is immediate post op due to blood loss. Check with your doctor for other problems like blood pressure, diabetes , vascular diseases etc. ...Read more

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How do I deal with dizziness after tooth extraction?

How do I deal with dizziness after tooth extraction?

Dizziness: Dizziness can be caused by several things. You might be dizzy from the anesthesia or from being dehydrated. If so, drink lots of liquids and wait for the effects of the anesthesia to subside. However, vertigo can also be caused by displacement of the tiny structures in the inner ear, in which case an eppley maneuver may be the answer to your dizziness. I've seen it before. ...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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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is light-headedness, feeling like you might faint, being unsteady, loss of balance, or vertigo (a feeling that you or the room ...Read more


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