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Do I have to be put to sleep for my hydrocele removal?

Do I have to be put to sleep for my hydrocele removal?

Maybe: There are 2 main methods in treating hydroceles. One is an office procedure where a needle is placed into the scrotum adn withdrawn through a syringe. No anethesia is generally required. The other more formal treatment is a surgical procedure that requires anesthesia and a cut on the scrotum to remove the sac of water around the testicle. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Levin
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Hydrocele (Definition)

Hydrocele is a collection of fluid around the testicles, within the scrotum. These fluid collections are contained in a layer of tissue around the testicles, and it is usually ...Read more


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Do you get put to sleep during club thumb surgery or do you feel everything?

Do you get put to sleep during club thumb surgery or do you feel everything?

Anesthesia: Options are being awake or delayed along with a local nerve block, or being fully asleep. Don't worry, while there may be some small things along the way that are uncomfortable, you won't feel the surgery. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What exactly does it feel like to be put to sleep for surgery?

What exactly does it feel like to be put to sleep for surgery?

Had it only once...: It was very relaxing and I have no further recollection. Neither will you! ...Read more

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Please help me with this? Scared about being put to sleep in surgery?

Please help me with this? Scared about being put to sleep in surgery?

This is not an: Unusual fear. If you are terrified then you might wish to consider some cognitive behavioral therapy prior to your surgery. Acupuncture can also help you to be relaxed prior to anesthesia. Make sure that you let the medical staff know so that they can help you through the experience. ...Read more

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Do you think I should choose to be put to sleep for oral surgery?

Do you think I should choose to be put to sleep for oral surgery?

Safe Sedation: For your comfort and so your procedure runs more smoothly, eliminating any possible negative experience for you, i would recommend it. A good video to watch produced by the aaoms on safe anesthesia can be found here: http://youtu.Be/8tg040oyxpq. ...Read more

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Can you be put to sleep if requested for an ingrown toenail surgery?

Can you be put to sleep if requested for an ingrown toenail surgery?

Rarely: There would have to be a very unusual circumstance to be put to sleep for an ingrown toenail which is a simple office procedure. ...Read more

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During club thumb surgery are you put to sleep or do u feel everything ??

During club thumb surgery are you put to sleep or do u feel everything ??

What, no feelings ?: The surgery can be performed either under general anesthesia(asleep) or local anesthesia(just your thumb). Either way, you should not feel any pain other that a small needle stick. ...Read more

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Need docs help! I am getting surgery on my mouth in 2 weeks & i'm scared to be put to sleep with a shot?

Need docs help! I am getting surgery on my mouth in 2 weeks & i'm scared to be put to sleep with a shot?

Check this site: To learn more about anesthesia: http://www.Groupanesthesia.Com/patientguide.Html. Ask your anesthesiologist any specific question you have and let him or her know about your fears. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more