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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 One is an office procedure where a needle is placed into the scrotum adn withdrawn through a syringe.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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How do I get put to sleep for surgery?

How do I get put to sleep for surgery?

See below: Http://www. Webmd. Com/pain-management/tc/anesthesia-topic-overview#1 You may consult the site given above for general information on anesthesia. The medications may be given by vein or it can be gases that are inhaled. Wish you good health! ...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

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Excision of cystic structure r soft tissue that's located deep under my scalp. I'll be put to sleep I'm very worried, never done a surgery and risk?

Excision of cystic structure r soft tissue that's located deep under my scalp. I'll be put to sleep I'm very worried, never done a surgery and risk?

Diagnosis?????: "Cystic structure" is not a diagnosis. Most scalp cysts are TRICHELEMMAL CYSTS which are easily removed with LOCAL anesthetic. So your question is a confusing one. There must be some other factor. Ask the surgeon to explain until you understand. Or consider another opinion. ...Read more

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Have a lrg seroma after hernia surgery may need to be asperated will I be put to sleep or just numbed up and is it painfull to do?

Have a lrg seroma after hernia surgery may need to be asperated will I be put to sleep or just numbed up and is it painfull to do?

Not painful: Aspirating a seroma is generally done in an outpatient setting, usually not even requiring numbing medicine (since the pain of a needle stick for aspiration is the same as for the numbing medicine, but depends on how big the seroma and location). In any case, the seroma may require multiple aspirations until it eventually goes away. Without aspiration, this may take months to resolve. ...Read more

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How safe is it for a person with CHF to be put to sleep for retinal detachment surgery?

How safe is it for a person with CHF to be put to sleep for retinal detachment surgery?

Happens often: In the care of well trained physicians this is done all the time with success. People who suffer retinal detachments are seldom professional athletes at the peak of health. Management of complicated patients are what it takes them so long to train. ...Read more

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Will I be put to sleep for a remova of a lipoma on my upper arm anf how can I tell if its tender and will I be in pain during or after surgery?

Will I be put to sleep for a remova of a lipoma on my upper arm anf how can I tell if its tender and will I be in pain during or after surgery?

It depends: Lipomas are benign fatty tumors and common. If your doctor sent you to surgeon, it is for opinion about surgical removal. Ask surgeon, all these questions, then decide. In general, lipomas are removed for causing pain, increasing size. Most can be removed in the office setting. After any surgery, there can be pain during recovery. This pain is managed with medications. Good luck. ...Read more

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Need second surgery on shattered, infected toe bone. Have to be put to sleep, last time I was pinned down by the staff-terrified of needles, options?

Need second surgery on shattered, infected toe bone. Have to be put to sleep, last time I was pinned down by the staff-terrified of needles, options?

Hypnosis: Try Hypnosis. I know it sound funny but I at times have a hypnotherapist that comes to my office to relax patients who have very low tolerance to pain and are scared of needles. Sounds funny but it works. They will teach you how to hypnotize yourself so that you don't freak out. ...Read more

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I'm about to do the chalazion removal surgery&I was wondering if I could be put to sleep for the procedure I understand they numb my eye but I'm nervous?

I'm about to do the chalazion removal surgery&I was wondering if I could be put to sleep for the procedure I understand they numb my eye but I'm nervous?

Yes: As with everything in medicine there are risks and benefits. Doing the procedure under local is quick, almost painless and avoids the risks of general anesthesia and the anxiety and inconvenience of going to a hospital or surgical facility. The only part of the procedure that is unpleasant is the numbing, but this can be done with only slight discomfort. ...Read more

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Am I put to sleep during lasik eye surgery?

Am I put to sleep during lasik eye surgery?

Generally not.: You need to be able to cooperate with instructions. You might be offered some type of sedation though. This is worth discussing with your lasik doctor. ...Read more

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Hydrocele (Definition)

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