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Is It Possible To Get A Seizure While Under Anesthesia
Unlikely: Many of the medications used in anesthesia--especially those in the valium family (benzodiazepines)--actually work to prevent seizures. If you have epilepsy, be sure to tell your anesthesiologist and take your medications on schedule before surgery with a sip of water. None of the anesthesia gases or other medications in current wide use are likely to provoke a seizure. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)
A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more
I have a history of seizures & Asthma. I may need to have a D and C & be under anesthesia. Will this have an effect on seizures or asthma?
No: Your Anesthesiologist will take care of that during the procedure, good luck ...Read more
What is the mortality rate for one who has been on long-term Depakote with a diangosis of Complex Partial Seizures and QT syndrome (side effect of the Depakote) Patient scheduled to have a D&C. Any anesthesia to avoid?
Can morning sedation from a sleeping pill with barbiturates given to a teen be mistaken for a seizure ?
Hello, in a surgery to remove tonsils, is there any risk such as brain damage during general anaesthesia if my 5 yr boy has had febrile seizures?
When doing a MRI on the brain for Nystagmus, it is possible to get inaccurate results due being under anesthesia?
Possible: but unlikely , get the whole picture; eye doctor , neurologist and maybe repeat exams, pray they can control /cure it . ...Read more
Can i get tonsillectomy under local anesthesia only of just sedation? Or is general my only option?
It depends...: A lot can be achieved with local anesthesia (numbing) and "conscious" sedation (where, in theory, the patient is able to respond, but may not remember the events). The requirements are a motivated patient and a proceduralist comfortable doing the intervention under those circumstances. ...Read more
I.v. sedation: The best course of action is to discuss the anesthesia plan with your anesthesia doctor prior to surgery. Wisdom tooth extraction can be done safely and pain free with I.V. Sedation, without the need for a breathing tube. General anesthesia for wisdom tooth extraction will require a breathing tube and because of this can be associated with additional risks. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Getting rhino and septoplasty done with local anesthesia & only minimal IV sedation. Can i get breathing tube to protect airway still?
Sleep: It just feels like you took a nap and fell asleep for a while. ...Read more
Yes, but: Yes this procedure has been offered, as to wether it works the jury is still out. Once you have been relaxed under general anesthesia you cannot stop or halt any damage to your skeletal system. This means if the chiropractor pushes too hard you will not be able to stop them i would discuss any MRI or ct showing the "need" for this with another md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm having a cystoscopy while under anesthesia this Wed. How much pain should I expect from this procedure?
Very minimal if any: Usually diagnostic cystoscopy,especially in females,is done under local anesthesia. If a biopsy will be done you may have a little discomfort on urination.However,cystoscopy is not normally associated with post-procedure(notice I am not saying post "operatjve") pain.You should be fine:) ...Read more
Varies by practice: General anesthesia is usually defined as being unresponsive to noxious stimuli. Sedation anesthesia would be where you can tolerate otherwise unpleasant procedures (such as having a hosepipe put down your throat!). There is a fine line between heaving sedation and anesthesia. Sedation/anesthesia varies from practice to practice - some lightly sedate, others use general anesthesia for endoscopy. ...Read more
Advances: Modern monitoring allows anesthesiologist to analyze your blood pressure, pulse, ekg , oxygenation level and many other values if nessasary. It makes modern anesthesia very safe. Advances in pharmacology allow use of safer medications and airway management relies on expertise of many generations of anesthesiologists. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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