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What will the anesthesiologist do to put me to sleep in the or?

What will the anesthesiologist do to put me to sleep in the or?

General anesthesia: You may be given a bit of anti-anxiety medication in preop area, then taken to or. There you will breathe oxygen deeply through a mask to wash out regular air. Monitors are placed to watch heart and lung function. When ready, you will receive anesthetic through IV and be asleep within 10 seconds. Our goal is then to keep you safe and comfortable through your surgery and recovery room stay. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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Can you please discuss the ingredient in a cigarette that allows me to get back to sleep when?

Can you please discuss the ingredient in a cigarette that allows me to get back to sleep when?

Sleep: Maybe you are having a nicotine withdrawal which abates by smoking and helps you sleep psychologically and physiologically, also nicotine enhances cholinergic transmission which theoretically may help rem sleep, no studies yet to back up this. ...Read more

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Can you please explain the gas they use to put patients to sleep?

Can you please explain the gas they use to put patients to sleep?

Several: The most common are ethers like isoflurane, desflurane, and sevoflurane and nitrous oxide. There are others but not commonly used because of expense or need for sophisticated equipment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what dentists use now to take the place of novocaine?

Can you tell me what dentists use now to take the place of novocaine?

Novacainereplacement: Lidocaine\xylocaine and carbocaine\mepivicaine are probably the two most widely used and popular local anesthetics used by dentists nowadays. ...Read more

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What will the doctors do to my stye will they put me to sleep because I have a low pain tollerance?

What will the doctors do to my stye will they put me to sleep because I have a low pain tollerance?

Local anesthesia : If you are going to have incision and drainage of the stye (surgical treatment) your doctor will typically give you a local numbing injection while you are awake. After the numbing injection you will not feel anything. If you are concerned about the injection you can ask your doctor if he can do the procedure with general anesthesia. ...Read more

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How do you put a baby to sleep in general?

How do you put a baby to sleep in general?

Lovingly: Babies are ready for sleep when they become fussy, look away, yawn, or rub eyes. Hold baby in arms while preparing for sleep and put baby to bed on baby’s back (not on belly, side, or with a bottle propped up) while still somewhat awake. Add soft music, soft voice. ...Read more

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What to do to help you sleep through the nite?

What to do to help you sleep through the nite?

Insomnia: Make sure your sleep hygiene is adequate, go to bed only when you are sleepy, do not spend excessive time in bed. If symptoms persisit see a sleep physician. ...Read more

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What can cause you to want to sleep all the time?

Depression: Depression. It may be time to get to your physician to discuss your health and emotions. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the name of the drug they give you right before undergoing surgery that puts you to sleep?

Please help! what is the name of the drug they give you right before undergoing surgery that puts you to sleep?

It depends: The drug that "puts you to sleep" is usually (but not always) propofol. However, there are many other drugs given before right before you fall asleep, so Propofol might not be the drug you are referring to. Also, there are many alternatives to propofol, so it truly depends. ...Read more

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What can make you blackout and have to stay in the hospital?

What can make you blackout and have to stay in the hospital?

Syncope: Syncope, sometimes seizures may need to be investigated and/or ruled in/out. The work up investigates specifically the heart- brain axis and is based on detailed history, meds review, symptoms, etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about suggestions how to numb the back of a man's head so that an elipator will work to remove hair?

Can you tell me about suggestions how to numb the back of a man's head so that an elipator will work to remove hair?

ENT doc: I have provided a long acting local anesthetic injecttion for a few patients for purpose of epilation. Contact a local ENT doc and ask about this. Alternatively, there are a few good topical skin penetrating local anesthetics that can be applied. Not as effective but probably sufficient. you also need an MD to prescribe this agen. ...Read more

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How do you tell which side of the contact lens to put on?

How do you tell which side of the contact lens to put on?

Should be bowl shape: In general, the soft contact lens will have correct orientation when the unit is opened. Try to maintain that same direction without flipping. Otherwise, set the lens on the tip of the finger and look at it from the side/edge. The way that makes it look more like a bowl is correct. If it looks more flat at the edge like a saucer/plate it is inside-out. Also, a reversed lens is less comfortable. ...Read more