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Is lymph node biopsy in neck usually done under local or general anesthesia? How long until i recover and go back to normal activities?
Upper endoscopy?: Upper endoscopy is a medical procedure that inspects upper GI tract and helps to find find the source of symptoms. First you will be adequately sedated then endoscope is inserted and procedure is performed. During the recovery you might feel slightly bloated, but you’ll be able to eat after the procedure. The results of the test will be explained, unless biopsy was performed. Painless. ...Read more
Should my surgical anaesthesiologist to perform general anaesthesia know a prior incidence of rapidly elevated temp in reaction to epidural analgesia?
24 hous: Usually at 24 hours depending on the procedure of course. ...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?
How long does tip rhinoplasty take? Is it done under general anesthesia or sedation? What is recovery/result time compared to full rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty recovery: Getting the new look you want can be very rewarding with the correct rhinoplasty technique. Your recovery varies with many variables: medical condition, skin thickness, extent of surgery, approach of incisions, diet, and general health. Keep in mind that your surgeon is the best to answer this specifically for you, but as a general rule the tip tends to retain swelling the longest. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Evaluation: Expect to be evaluated by your anesthesiologist the morning of surgery if you have not already. They should explain the entire process and will be able to answer questions for you. But briefly, you will get an iv, be connected to monitors for heart rate, blood pressure, and oxygen levels before going off to sleep. You will also breath oxygen for several minutes just before going off the sleep. ...Read more
To general surgeons: when a patient should be shaved for inguinal hernia, during anesthesia or before anesthesia (general).
My IUD moved through my wall & general anesthia is reguired how long do it take for the precedure & how long to recover from general anesthia?
Displaced IUD: The procedure usually can be done as outpatient surgery..That is you should be able to go home after recovering from the anaesthesia..About 2 hours. However this is dependent on exactly where the iud is outside of the uterus, for example if it has encroached on bowel or bladder this could make the surgery and recovery much more complicated. ...Read moreSee 2 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
How long should I wait before going back to work after an operation involving general anesthetic?
Depends: Your work clearance will actually depend on the nature of your surgery rather than the fact it was done under general anesthesia. The recovery from general anesthesia is short (1-2 days at maximum), while the extent of your surgery will mandate the decision for clearance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Bladder function after surgery can depend on many things. Longer anesthesia, longer surgery, complicated pelvic surgery may have a few days before bladder function returns. If it is a shorter surgery or less complicated surgery, the bladder function may be normal immediately after surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
General Anesthesia: You're totally unconscious and immobilized and you don't feel, sense or remember anything that happens during the anesthesia. Your vital systems are continuously monitored while you're under. The anesthesiologist will turn off the anesthetic drugs and you will gradually wake up. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Umbilical Hernia surgery with local and sedation. How quickly does sedation wear off? Is recovery very painful? Similar to c section? Walk easily?
Umbilical hernia: Sedation usually wears off in a few hours depending on which local they used. The recovery is similar to C-section. Make sure to stay on top of the pain. Watch out for constipation. Start off with bland foods and work your way back to a normal diet. Drink plenty of fluids. Monitor for signs of infection (redness, pain, swelling, and fever). Hope this helps. ...Read more
How painful is recovery from lumbar fusion surgery? Will i need pain medications to deal with lumbar fusion recovery? How long will the pain last?
Very: Most people need pain meds for 2 weeks to 3 months. ...Read more
Need 3 wisdom teeth out, oral surgeon needs to cut through gums and bone, having it done under GA due to CRPS. How much pain should I expect? Swelling? Recovery time?
Surgical extractions: The most accurate answer could be given by the dentist who has evaluated you clinically, seen x-rays of the teeth involved and know your medical and dental history. Ask. Pain, swelling and recovery time varies from tooth to tooth and individual to individual. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, is it normal to be spitting blood after extraction of impacted wisdom [email protected] under general anesthetic 4days later, thanks x?
Depends... : It really depends how much blood. If it's just a small amount, it can appear to be a lot when it mixes with the saliva. It will generally be pinkish to red, but should not be a great amount. If your mouth is filling up with dark or bright red old and you cannot stop this with pressure you should be seen by your surgeon right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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