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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 2 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?
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