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Instead of useing anesthesia for surgery is there any other options?

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 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


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Im having a IUD taken out because it moved out of place & now surgery is needed is there any other options instead of anesthesia?

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 more

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Can you choose between several anaesthesia options for carpal tunnel surgery?

Can you choose between several anaesthesia options for carpal tunnel surgery?

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 more

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Sole feet after my surgery,is there any relation between sole pain and c-section using spinal anesthesia?

Sole feet after my surgery,is there any relation between sole pain and c-section using spinal anesthesia?

Maybe: Your feet could be sore because they were in one position during the surgery, and you didn't feel it because of the epidural. Should be better in a few days. If you're still in the hospital, ask the nurse if you can speak With the anesthesia staff. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can morphine be used instead of to replace anesthesia for surgery?

Can morphine be used instead of to replace anesthesia for surgery?

No: Morphine or other narcotics are frequently used as part of a balanced anesthetic technique. Except in extremely high doses, it is not an anesthetic. It can be used to relieve pain and anxiety on minor procedures. ...Read more

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Does anesthesia linger in system after major surgery?'

Does anesthesia linger in system after major surgery?'

Yes, for awhile: How long depends on the procedure length, complexity, amount and number of anesthetic agents given, level of lover/kidney/heart functioning capacities, interaction with medications one takes routinely...As you see, there is not a single answer. Generally, however, the shortest-acting drugs are selected to assure comfort, safety, and quicker wake-up times. ...Read more

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