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Instead Of Useing Anesthesia For Surgery Is There Any Other Options
What kind of surgery: Types of anesthesia are local light sedation by rn; deep sedation, nerve blocks, spinal, caudal , epidural and general all by anesthesia providers. None of these is always the safest and each one may be the safest for you depending on your medical condition and type of surgery. I would not use any other things like hypnosis or acupuncture for any surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im having a IUD taken out because it moved out of place & now surgery is needed is there any other options instead of anesthesia?
In office or surgery: If in office you could have a 1 paracervical block. If in operating room options r 2caudal, 3spinal or epidural or general are the options. U recover/go quicker with a general. For all 5 complication rates r about the same rate but different kinds. If you use your voice for a living avoid general if you can. If you use your legs avoid the others but these are very very rare complications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm having double incision FTM top surgery done and was wondering if regional anesthesia is a viable option for that?
M31, which is better anesthesia option, general or spinal for inguinal hernia surgery. Have residual mild cough after flu. Thanks.
I am scheduled to have uterine septum and polyp removal surgery on Friday and am really nervous about general anesthesia. Is it an option to ask for a spinal or epidural instead?
Usually: Carpal tunnel surgery can be performed successfully with general anesthesia, regional anesthesia, or local anesthesia. It's important the patient be pain free thru out the procedure. A discussion with your hand surgeon and the anasthesiologist should help you with the decision. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sole feet after my surgery,is there any relation between sole pain and c-section using spinal anesthesia?
Can I use regional anesthesia with a sedative, instead of general anesthesia for my arthroscopic shoulder surgery? I don't like being put under
Yes: Regional anesthesia (nerve block) with sedation is a great option. Speak with your anesthesiologist to determine if there are no contraindicating factors. Sometimes general w/ or w/out regional maybe necessary. It is normal to feel anxious about "being put under" however general anesthesia is employed safely everyday! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My friend had surgery this am. Surgery went well. Done around 12:30. She still has not come out of the anesthesia. How long can that take and she ?
Variable: Depends on numerous factors such as how long the surgery was, patient age & medical conditions, type & amount of anesthesia needed. Would need to ask specifics from their surgeon & anesthesiologist, but each person is different. Not unusual for 1-3 hrs for some to fully recover. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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