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What exactly does it feel like to be put under anesthesia and how long does it take to fall asleep?

What exactly does it feel like to be put under anesthesia and how long does it take to fall asleep?

Anesthesia Feeling: Patients describe feelings of relaxation, euphoria, peace, and tranquility, also, a warm feeling running through their body. The onset of induction - falling asleep - is usually fairly rapid, like within 30 seconds to 1 minute, but does depend on the agent(s) being used. Most IV anesthetics are very well tolerated, do not cause nausea or vomiting post-operatively, and metabolize fairly quickly. ...Read more

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What does it feel like to be put on general anesthesia?

What does it feel like to be put on general anesthesia?

Very Few Know: With modern anesthetics we try and shut down the memory of the patient before they go to the or. Once they can't remember what happened, it is very hard to find out what they felt as they went to sleep. Without sedatives the very medication that is used to put people to sleep blocks memory formation, so we have the same problem. Same with waking up. Patients come to in the pacu after the op. ...Read more

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What is it like to be put on laughing gas?

What is it like to be put on laughing gas?

Varies: Some patients become happy and laugh while others become relax with a surreal feeling. It is a very safe gas for dental procedures. Enjoy! ...Read more

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What does it feel like to be put on laughing gas?

What does it feel like to be put on laughing gas?

Numbed senses +: Relaxed, calm, happy, "floating", etc. Most patients love it. Some can even forgo local anesthesia with it, especially kids. ...Read more

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What does it feel like to be put under general anesthesia?

What does it feel like to be put under general anesthesia?

Drifting to sleep: It feels like just drifting off to sleep very quickly. Occasionally patients recall feeling some burning or stinging in the IV site when medications (especially propofol) are injected into the vein. Sometimes people have the sensation of a funny smell or taste in the mouth. None of this lasts long, as sleep comes within seconds. When you wake up, you feel as though no time at all has passed. ...Read more

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Ok under my pinky toe not on it I have a bump on it and it hurts when I put pressure on it what is it & how can I make it go away help ?

Ok under my pinky toe not on it I have a bump on it and it hurts when I put pressure on it what is it & how can I make it go away help ?

Plantar wart likely: At your age most likely it is a plantar wart or a callus buildup but you need to be sure you don't have a forgein body stuck in your toe. Check with your family doctor or podiatrist. ...Read more

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What can cause a bump on my index finger. I can squish it like there is some kind of fluid in it. I can make it flat. If i leave it alone it gets hard and sticks up. What is it? What can I do about it? I tried to open it up but it didn't help so i let

What can cause   a bump on my index finger. I can squish it like there is some kind of fluid in it. I can make it flat. If i leave it alone it gets hard and sticks up. What is it? What can I do about it?  I tried to open it up but it didn't help so i let

This : This is difficult to tell without a clinical examination so i would recommend you see a dermatologist. Possibilities include a digital mucous cyst, a mole, a cyst, or many other possibilities. Read more about cysts at the link below. I hope that helps a little. ...Read more

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I have a medium lump or knot on my forehead that putting icepacks to it doesn't seem to be doing it anygood, what else can I do for it?

I have a medium lump or knot on my forehead that putting icepacks to it doesn't seem to be doing it anygood, what else can I do for it?

Forehead knot: If the lump is from trauma, and it's recent, then you're doing the right thing: icepacks and pressure. There's not much more to do than that. It'll take a days to weeks for a good sized knot on the forehead to reabsorb. ...Read more

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My left wrist is swolen, red and it hurts to move it in certain ways also I can't put any weight on it or it hurts a lot what should I do?

My left wrist is swolen, red  and it hurts to move it in certain ways also I can't put any weight on it or it hurts a lot what should I do?

Red swollen wrist: Can be from trauma, infection, or an underlying inflammatory disorder such as inflammm arthritis, gout. Lyme disease etc. ice and antiinflammatories a we'll as a not too tight splint and get seen Xrays Possibly an aspiration of the joint may follow ...Read more

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I am a 21 year old female and have a lump under the skin on my arm pit does not hurt and cannot see it but can feel it can you tell me what it can be?

I am a 21 year old female and have a lump under the skin on my arm pit does not hurt and cannot see it but can feel it can you tell me what it can be?

Deep or superficial?: If its up in the skin and moveable it is most likely just a skin cyst. If it is deeper in the armpit between the muscles it may be an inflamed lymph node or fatty tumor. These can feel like a grape deep under the skin. If you are unsure, have an md look at it. If it persists longer than a couple months or begins to grow have it seen right away -- at your age it is most likely benign. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your eye feels bruised and hurts when I blink. It is under the skin. What can I do to get it to go away?

What does it mean when your eye feels bruised and hurts when I blink. It is under the skin. What can I do to get it to go away?

Tough case: There are a number of possibilities. It is important to insure there is nothing physically under your lid so flushing out with an eye wash is a good place to start. This can also be a symptoms of dry eyes which over the counter tear drops can relieve. The surrounding symptoms are important. If these two simple solutions do not resolve your concern I would recommend you see an Ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get cavities filled? Can i be put under if it does?

Does it hurt to get cavities filled? Can i be put under if it does?

Absolutely not: Today's techniques and state of the art equipment allow simple procedures like restoring a decayed tooth to be painless. Good luck and be well. ...Read more

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What exactly does it feel like to be put to sleep for surgery?

What exactly does it feel like to be put to sleep for surgery?

Had it only once...: It was very relaxing and I have no further recollection. Neither will you! ...Read more