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Does Local Anesthesia Make You High If It Gets In Your Blood
Dont feel a part of my head(occipito-parietal, left side) for 2 weeks now.Its like having a local anesthesia or stopped blood circulation.No headaches!
I have low blood pressure and heart palpitations. Wondering if correcting only the tip re: rhinoplasty could be done w/ local anesthesia.
Local anesthesia makes me feel faint. I even passed out once, even though i felt no pain or anxiety. Now it does not numb me very much at all. This has happened with many different dentists. Why?
Some thoughts-: Nerves can't be immune to the effects of local anesthetics. There are certain variables that can have an effect- your "perception", emotions, subconscious thoughts, infection, poor technique, additional nerves not anesthetized, nerves not in their usual place (anatomy), etc. Perhaps you just haven't found the right dentist yet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Two doctors, same cost facelift. The one using local anesthesia rather than general, makes more money, correct? Would that be why local, not safety?
Facelift under local: For some types of facelifts which involve smaller incisions and less dissection, the procedure can be performed under local anesthesia. Have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon to determine which procedure is best for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What kind of anesthesia should be used for pulling wisdom teeth? I hate pain, but I hate how general anesthesia makes me feel, too. I've had it twice and was miserable sick to my stomach for two days. Is a local anesthesia good enough for having four wisd
General anesthesia: Having all 4 wisdom teeth extracted by local anesthesia is possible. However, most patients choose sedation. It is sedation similar to a colonoscopy procedure. Inform the oral surgeon what medications were used in your previous general anesthesia. Maybe a different anesthetic drug or anti-nausea medication can be given. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
"Local" is why: "local" anesthesia does just that-a small dose of a numbing agent is injected near a nerve, that, when in a certain concentration, blocks impulses through that nerve. The result is numbness and weakness in the distribution of that nerve. This resolves as the local anesthetic is 'washed out" by blood and the localized concentration now will decrease-allowing the nerve to work again. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will doing rhino and septoplasty at sametime under only local anesthesia pose risks like anesthesia toxicitity?
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