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Side effects of local anasthesia in dentistry?

Side effects of local anasthesia in dentistry?

Local anesthesia: Usually very little if any, unless you are truly allergic, have high blood pressure (if epinephrine is used) or nursing or pregnant. Always consult your physician for your specific case ...Read more

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What are the side effects of the dentist's local anesthesia?

What are the side effects of the dentist's local anesthesia?

Here are a few: The most common are elevated heart rate, extended numbness, and bruising. There are less well known ones but the commercials on tv have a list of about one hundred that they have a speed reader rattle off for most other drugs, so in general it's pretty safe. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of "lignocaine (lidocaine)" local anesthetic?

What are the side effects of "lignocaine (lidocaine)" local anesthetic?

Dose: At small doses, not really many. At toxic doses, can see seizure or heart arrythmia. A careful practitioner can use this drug very safely and effectively and recognize signs of trouble early. Other side effects depend on area being blocked or additives (epinephrine, preservative). ...Read more

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Side effects of regional anesthesia for delivery?

Side effects of regional anesthesia for delivery?

Regional anesthesia: Regional anesthesia is extremely safe and commonly used during labor and delivery. At my institution the epidural rate is nearly 90%. We are careful to use as low doses of local anesthetic and opioid combinations. The common effects seen are decreased sensation and motor strength in the lower extremities (expected) and occasionally a decreased blood pressure (also expected) which we treat prn. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of triazolam (dentists use it for oral sedation)?

What are the side effects of triazolam (dentists use it for oral sedation)?

Side effects: 14% drowsiness, 10% headache, 8% dizziness, 5% nervousness, 5% nausea, 5% vomitting. Caution of use needed if patient is suicidal, drug dependence, sleep apnea, respiratory disease, impaired gag reflex. Please review with your dentist to evaluate what is est for you. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of general anesthetic?

What are the side effects of general anesthetic?

Many: Nausea, vomiting, disorientation, sedation, constipation. All of these problems are self-limited and usually respond to fluids and medication. ...Read more

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What are the major side effects of general anesthesia?

What are the major side effects of general anesthesia?

Many side effects: The side effects are many but fortunately short lived. Probably the most significant is post operative nausea in the immediate period after surgery, this is treatable. Prolonged "grogginess", confusion in the elderly, sleepiness, sore throat(transient) are other side effects. It is important to know that these are typically absent on day two. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the side effects of "lignocaine (lidocaine)" local anesthetic?

I was wondering what are the side effects of "lignocaine (lidocaine)" local anesthetic?

Usually none: If Lidocaine is absorbed into the blood stream at low doses, it may cause ringing in the ears, metallic taste in the mouth, and other temporary side effects. High doses of Lidocaine absorbed into the blood stream can lead to heart and central nervous system problems. ...Read more

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Names of typical/common drugs/steroids used for general anesthesia in outpatient sinus surgery? Any risk of cancer side effects or other side effects?

Names of typical/common drugs/steroids used for general anesthesia in outpatient sinus surgery? Any risk of cancer side effects or other side effects?

Anesthesia meds: For a general anesthetic, you may receive intravenous medications such as midazolam, fentanyl, and propofol. You also may receive inhaled medications such as nitrous oxide or sevoflurane (administered with oxygen after you have fallen asleep under general anesthesia). Other medications may include anti-nausea drugs and steroids such as Hydrocortisone or dexamethasone. ...Read more

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What are some side effects to teeth whitening at the dentist's office?

What are some side effects to teeth whitening at the dentist's office?

Sensitivity: The only real side effect to teeth whitening is sensitivity, which usually is just the day of, but may last for up to 24 hours. Many patients experience none at all, and others will feel what we call "zingers" the day of. Another doctor answered that it takes a few hours, but usually, in-office whitening is about a 45 - 60 minute procedure, depending on what system is used. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the side effects of lidocaine with epinephrine as dental anaesthetic?

Side effects: Potentially serious: feeling anxious, shaky, dizzy, restless, or depressed; drowsiness, vomiting, ringing in your ears, blurred vision; confusion, twitching, seizure (convulsions); fast heart rate, rapid breathing, feeling hot or cold; weak or shallow breathing, slow heart rate, weak pulse; or feeling like you might pass out. Less serious mild bruising, swelling numbness mild dizziness and nausea. ...Read more

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Severe neuro reactions to local anesthesia half of a small vial carbocaine separately also epinephrine TIA under gen anesth what is safe at dentist

Two Ideas: You may want to try to find a dentist with experience using the biolase iplus hard and soft tissue dental laser. With most patients, using this laser cavities can be cleaned and prepared for a dental restoration painlessly. If any drugs are to be used, with your history, then treatment in a hospital with a dental service is advisable, so appropriate medical assistance is available. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth removal: local anesthetic, sedation, or general anesthesia? Which one is better?

Wisdom teeth removal: local anesthetic, sedation, or general anesthesia? Which one is better?

Depends: Local anesthetic is always the safest. However, for healthy people, anesthesia procedures in an oral surgeon's office is statistically very safe. Most surgeons use a deep sedation or general anesthetic technique. In my office, general anesthesia is preferred because i can use medications that are short acting and make you feel good and alert instead of nauseated and sleepy afterwards. ...Read more

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Will doing rhino and septoplasty at sametime under only local anesthesia pose risks like anesthesia toxicitity?

No but...: Your high blood pressure places you at higher risk for bleeding under a local and should be discussed with your surgeon or anesthesiologist. ...Read more

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Can someone develop tinnitus if given a lot of IV sedation for a procedure? Are one of the side effects of sedation tinnitus.

Can someone develop tinnitus if given a lot of IV sedation for a procedure? Are one of the side effects of sedation tinnitus.

Not typically: Tinnitus during a procedure done under sedation may likely be related to absorption of local anesthetics. Ringing in the ears and/or a metallic taste in the mouth may be an early sign of high systemic local anesthetic concentrations. Sedatives by themselves are not known to cause tinnitus. ...Read more

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What are the techniqes of oral local anesthesia?

Block & Infiltration: There are essentially 2-types of local anesthesia delivery. 1. Block- this is where a larger area is anesthetized using a single injection location. This is used many times in the lower jaw. 2. Infiltration- this is where only certain teeth are anesthetized, usually 1-3, and occurs more often in the upper jaw. There is also topical anesthesia, which is primarily used in hygiene for cleanings. ...Read more

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Will the injection of anesthetic for teeth hurt?

Will the injection of anesthetic for teeth hurt?

Painless shots : No one gets excited about the thought of a dental injection, in fact, that is one of the main reasons people avoid coming to the dentist. I would be lying if i said all injections are pain-free, but measures can be taken to make injections almost completely painless. I apply a topical anesthetic to injection site, use child size needle, and most importantly administer the anesthetic very slowly. ...Read more

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For bone metastases what are the benefits and costs of local infiltration of anesthetic over palliative radiation?

For bone metastases what are the benefits and costs of local infiltration of anesthetic over palliative radiation?

Talk to an expert: Radiation oncologists are experts in the treatment of bone metastases by radiation, and are the best doctors to answer this question for you. If pain is the chief problem, consult a pain specialist. Local infiltration with an anesthetic such as Lidocaine will provide only brief, temporary pain relief and is not a solution. The kind of cancer is important to know before treatment. ...Read more

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