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What Are Some Complications Of Anesthesia And Someone Overweight
Excellent question: General anesthesia is being put out completely. Regional anesthesia involves anesthesia only to the area involved such as a leg or an arm. Therevare many wsys to administer this. Local anesthesia is numbing of the nerves in a specific location. Sometimes different combinations are used to get the best results. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more
I'm a 36 yo male I'm overweight but I'm having a mtp fusion surgery all my test came back normal should I be concerned on anesthesia or surgery ?
Range of effects: If you mean general anesthesia (being completely asleep for surgery), the most common side effect is nausea. The anesthesiologist can give medications to help prevent nausea. Other possible side effects are sore throat and possibly sore muscles. Rare complications include malignant hyperthermia (a hereditary problem) and prolonged anesthesia effects. Most people tolerate anesthesia just fine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Multiple: Complications include the possible risk of aspiration. They also include the risk of nausea and vomiting. Rarely there's a problem with inadequate oxygenation. A person may lose their tooth. The smart thing to do is to talk to the anesthesia doctor directly prior to receiving anesthesia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nausea: Ponv - postoperative nausea and vomiting are the most common and usually easily treatable. Allergic reactions, stroke, negative pressure pulmonary edema, sore throat, blindness, heart attack, malignant hyperthermia, death are very remote possibilities and should not prevent you from having surgery. Discuss your concerns with anesthesiologist. Modern anesthesia is very safe. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
YES: Similar to undergoing surgery, there are risks associated with the procedure you are having. Anytime you go under anesthesia, there are risks with that as well. You could have an allergic reaction to the medication given IV or that you breath during surgery. Before any procedure or anesthesia, your doctor should talk to you about the risks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Level?: Most frequent complication is spinal headache which can be treated with epidural blood patch. If the epidural placement is above lumbar level, although very low risk, spinal cord can be penetrated, which can cause neuro deficit. If epidural catheter placed and migrates to spinal space severe hypotension or complete spinal can occur and it can require control of the airway until spinal wears off. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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