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Do people babble and say private secrets under anesthesia?

Do people babble and say private secrets under anesthesia?

Sometimes.: Under monitored anesthesia care or conscious sedation, some patients will become fairly chatty. Some do indeed start talking about topics not fit for public discussion. I have some entertaining recollections. It matters very little though as your anesthesiologist will always honor the confidentiality of the doctor-patient relationship. Your secrets are safe. ...Read more

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Dr. Karen Sibert
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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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Can you do a rapid detox under anesthesia?

Can you do a rapid detox under anesthesia?

Not rapid: Detox-removing the addictive drug-under anesthesia takes 24-72 hours and so is very expensive. Rapid "detox" with Narcan (naloxone) or similar drugs is just reversing some of the side effects of narcotics and causes many other side effects. Drug is still there.Sometimes it is necessary to use Narcan (naloxone) to partially revers to keep the patient breathing. Slow reduction of the addictive medication is better. ...Read more

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What do you think about manipulation under anesthesia?

What do you think about manipulation under anesthesia?

Pleasant: The idea of joint manipulation (wrist, elbow, hip and knee) under anesthesia is designed to increase the ability of the surgeon to mobilize the joint, while decreasing the patient's pain. I am not sure that this technique is safe in other manipulations. ...Read more

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What happens with pinal manipulation under anesthesia?

What happens with pinal manipulation under anesthesia?

See below: The use of spinal manipulation under anesthesia is done by chiropractors. Once you are completely relaxed under anesthesia the chiropracter will flex and press on your spine. Iit has not been verified as effective by independent studies. I would check the MRI or ct used to make this decision with an md before proceeding. ...Read more

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How dangerous are spinal manipulation under anesthesia?

How dangerous are spinal manipulation under anesthesia?

Jury is out: Once you have been relaxed under general anesthesia you cannot stop or halt any damage to your skeletal system. This means if the chiropractor pushes too hard you will not be able to stop them i would discuss any MRI or ct showing the "need" for this with another md. ...Read more

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How successful is spinal manipulation under anesthesia?

Jury is out: The use of spinal manipulation under anesthesia ids done by chiropractors. It has not been verified by independent studies. I would check the MRI or ct used to make this decision with an md before proceeding. ...Read more

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Do you think it could be ok to take diphenhydramine before going under anesthesia?

Yes: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (diphenyhydramine) is sometimes given to patient's undergoing anesthesia to help prevent allergic reactions, or in some cases to provide some mild sedation. If you do take it please let your anesthesiologist know. However, it should not be a problem with your anesthetic. ...Read more

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How do you do manipulation under anesthesia after ACL reconstruction?

How do you do manipulation under anesthesia after ACL reconstruction?

Arthroscopy: After an acl reconstruction, there is often an area of bunched up residual acl or graft material called the "cyclops lesion". This bundle of scar needs to be removed with an arthroscopy. In general, a manipulation alone after acl reconstruction is not as successful. ...Read more

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Will dentists ever put patients under anesthesia for removing cavities?

Will dentists ever put patients under anesthesia for removing cavities?

Anesthesia: If you mean general anesthesia, yes there are some disabilities that preclude using novacaine alone to control movement and cooperation. Most others that require a higher level of sedation during procedures still have protective reflexes present, but are close to being asleep. Therefore there is no fighter to get things done and no memory of the procedure. ...Read more

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Do those who have cystic fibrosis die awake, or can they die under anesthesia?

Do those who have cystic fibrosis die awake, or can they die under anesthesia?

Respiratory failure: Most people with cystic fibrosis with end-stage/advanced lung disease tend to have chronic respiratory failure which can lead to their demise. All pulmonologists that take care of CF patients are aware of this & they can keep these patients comfortable with the use of several interventions and medications. Talk to your CF doctor regarding advance directives & palliative care options. ...Read more

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