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Dizziness After Anesthesia
I had moles removed yesterday. They were using local anesthesia. I felt fine after the procedure but during the following night i woke up dizzy and been feeling nauseous since then. Is this serious?
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
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I got sedated (not general anesthesia) felt sickeningly dizzy, and woke up four hours later and didn't remember anything. Is that normal? I thought I would be awake but sedated?
Dizzy: It would help to know what surgical procedure you had done. But in general, what you are describing is within the normal range for deep sedation. Two of the most common drugs (midazolam and propofol) have amnestic qualities. If they had you breathing some notrous oxide, that can disturb the inner ear and give profound dizziness. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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