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What is the best treatment for epidural anesthesia complications?

What is the best treatment for epidural anesthesia complications?

Depends: The treatment for complications of epidural anesthesia will depend on the nature of the complication. For example, the most common complication is a post dural headache, which happens afterwards. It may happen when the epidural needle enters the spinal canal during the procedure. Other possible complications are infection, and epidural hematoma. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Balin
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Anesthesia Complications (Definition)

Complications include the possible risk of aspiration. They also include the risk of nausea and vomiting. Rarely there's a problem with inadequate oxygenation. A person may lose their tooth. The smart thing to do is to talk to the anesthesia doctor directly ...Read more


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What are complications for an elderly patient during an anaesthetic procedure?

What are complications for an elderly patient during an anaesthetic procedure?

Many . . .: While there are complications attributed to anesthesia such as confusion & delirium as well as difficulty weaning off ventilator, complications are more often attributed to the procedure itself eg blood clots, heart attacks, stroke, bleeding, infection & delirium. The confusion from general anesthesia can be mitigated to some extent by offering regional anesthesia when possible. ...Read more

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Is local anesthetic risky for patients with existing arrhythmia?

Is local anesthetic risky for patients with existing arrhythmia?

No,: At least if no Epinephrine is in the mix. Indeed, local anesthetic can be mixed with Epinephrine mainly used in oral/dental surgery as it will limit the bleeding and the effect will last longer. Local anesthesia is the safest anesthesia. But what arrhythmia are you talking about, svt ? As in your age they are not to many possibilities... ...Read more

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Are there herbal treatment option for curing alcoholism?

Are there herbal treatment option for curing alcoholism?

No: Most substance abuse experts would state that there is no "cure" for alcoholism except abstinence. I am unaware of any herbal preparations that help on a reliable basis. There are prescription medications that are fda approved to assist with abstinence from alcohol. ...Read more

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Is there any contraindications anesthetic drug for patients with sleep apnea? I plan to do AF Ablation? generally use local or general anasthethic?

Is there any contraindications anesthetic drug for patients with sleep apnea? I plan to do AF Ablation? generally use local or general anasthethic?

There are no : Contraindicated medications during a procedure with sleep apnea, you will be well monitored airway easily managed, it depends more on the depth of sedation. The problem is when you are medicated and you are alone ...Read more

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Can lithotripsy treatment have any complications?

Can lithotripsy treatment have any complications?

Yes, like any other.: Lithotripsy is a generally safe and well tolerated procedure. Tens of thousands of these procedures are performed in the U.S. Annually. If the patient has health problems, or the stone is large and dense, complication rates may increase. Bleeding, infection, failure to pass stone fragments, blockage of the kidney requiring additional procedures, and pain are some of the possible complications. ...Read more

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Are there safe medical and non-medical treatment options for muscle pain during pregnancy?

Are there safe medical and non-medical treatment options for muscle pain during pregnancy?

Tylenol, (acetaminophen) topical rub: Many OTC meds are safe in pregnancy, including Acetaminophen (tylenol) for muscle aches and pains. Topical rubs and patches (ben-gay, icy-hot) are also safe, which is considered very good news in the third trimester, when back and shoulder pain can really hurt! massage and, yes, heating pads are safe in pregnancy -- even a jacuzzi, as long as the temperature does not exceed that of a warm bath. ...Read more

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What anesthetics are used to put patients to sleep for surgical operations?

What anesthetics are used to put patients to sleep for surgical operations?

Depends: General anesthesia for a healthy patient undergoing a routine surgery usually consists of Propofol for induction of anesthesia and volatile anesthetics("gas") and opioids for maintenance of anesthesia. ...Read more

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Any proper treatment for appendiscitis without surgery operation?

Any proper treatment for appendiscitis without surgery operation?

Surgical cure: Appendicitis is a surgical disease. Appendix removal or appendectomy is a surgical procedure where the risk benefit analysis is clearly in favor of surgery. The procedure is safe effective and widely available. Non-operative therapy, meaning antibiotics alone risks complications like perforation and abcess. Get evaluated, get treated. ...Read more

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Is there any effective herbal medication for wisdom teeth removal sores?

Is there any effective herbal medication for wisdom teeth removal sores?

Sockit: Sockit is only available from dentists but you can locate where you get it from the company. Google socket. ...Read more

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Treatment for prolonged fever(post operative bypass surgery)?

Treatment for prolonged fever(post operative bypass surgery)?

Toradol: If this is within two weeks, it could be postcardiotomy syndrome, which responds to Toradol or similar Non steroid anti inflammatories. If beyond a few weeks, might be a lingering infection. Please consult your surgeon. ...Read more

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For the recurrence of endocarditis, any possible treatment other than heart surgery or taking anti-biotics for life time? Success examples?

For the recurrence of endocarditis, any possible treatment other than heart surgery or taking anti-biotics for life time?  Success examples?

Endocarditis: If endocarditis recurs, especially after valve replacement surgery, it is very difficult to eradicate. This is because the antibiotics are unlikely to ever fully contact the artificial valve. The reason why antibiotics are prescribed for life, is that as soon as they are stopped, the infection of the valve is likely to blossom again. Surgery is the treatment of choice for infected artificial valve. ...Read more

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For the recurrence of endocarditis, any possible treatment other than heart surgery or taking anti-biotics for life time? Success examples?

For the recurrence of endocarditis, any possible treatment other than heart surgery or taking anti-biotics for life time? Success examples?

Endocarditis: Bacterial endocarditis can destroy heart valves and may even spread to the heart muscle with abscess formation thus it can be lethal. The treatment is prolonged antibiotics to eradicate the bacteria and possible valve replacement if the valve is sufficiently destroyed to pose a risk to life. ...Read more

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Chronic codeine use for years and general anesthesia safety?

Chronic codeine use for years and general anesthesia safety?

No problem,unless: It has harmed your body, you'll need increased narcotic dosages for analgesia and maybe alternatives like Toradol ...Read more

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Abortion treatment can be considered elective or therapeutic abortio treatment

Abortion treatment can be considered elective or therapeutic abortio treatment

A : A voluntary abortion is deliberate termination of a pregnancy for non-medical reasons. A therapeutic abortion is performed for medical reasons such saving the mother’s life. Other reasons for therapeutic abortions can include: terminating a pregnancy in which there are no chances for the fetus’ survival or when the fetus would have significant health defects. It can also be done in cases in which carrying to term would cause significant mental or physical problems for the mother. ...Read more

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Are there alternative methods for treating sleep apnea in children that don't require surgery?

Are there alternative methods for treating sleep apnea in children that don't require surgery?

Sleep position: Pediatric sleep apnea can be a serious condition. There are two types, central and obstructive. Both can be diagnosed with a sleep study. Obstructive sleep apnea is usually treated with surgery, while central apnea is treated with a CPAP machine, worn at night to keep the airway open. Sleep position, or weight loss if overweight can reduce apnea. ...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


Dr. James Hocker
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