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What are the symptoms that follow receiving anesthesia?
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Dr. Rita Agarwal
Anesthesiology
8 doctors agree
In brief: Nausea, sleepiness
Vomiting, sore throat, tiredness for a few hours.
A lot depends on the surgery and tis effects, most anesthesia effects wear off in a few hours.

In brief: Nausea, sleepiness
Vomiting, sore throat, tiredness for a few hours.
A lot depends on the surgery and tis effects, most anesthesia effects wear off in a few hours.
Dr. Rita Agarwal
Dr. Rita Agarwal
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Dr. Karen Sibert
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends what kind
After general anesthesia, you are sleepy for a while.
If a breathing tube or airway is used, your throat may feel irritated. Some people feel nauseated. Many people feel surprisingly well and are able to go home in an hour or two. After local anesthesia or a nerve block, the affected part of the body will feel numb and may not be able to move until it wears off.

In brief: Depends what kind
After general anesthesia, you are sleepy for a while.
If a breathing tube or airway is used, your throat may feel irritated. Some people feel nauseated. Many people feel surprisingly well and are able to go home in an hour or two. After local anesthesia or a nerve block, the affected part of the body will feel numb and may not be able to move until it wears off.
Dr. Karen Sibert
Dr. Karen Sibert
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
In brief: See below
The first symptom that you will notice is a feeling of disorientation after he operation.
This along with grogginess is left over from the anesthetic that your body is expelling. It is possible that you may have some nausea after the operation. This is treated by various medications in the pacu. Pain frrm the surgery is treated with narcotics usually. This can make you groggy again.

In brief: See below
The first symptom that you will notice is a feeling of disorientation after he operation.
This along with grogginess is left over from the anesthetic that your body is expelling. It is possible that you may have some nausea after the operation. This is treated by various medications in the pacu. Pain frrm the surgery is treated with narcotics usually. This can make you groggy again.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
In brief: Hopefully none
We hope that there are no symptoms but the most common symptom is nausea and it is easily managed with antinausea medications.

In brief: Hopefully none
We hope that there are no symptoms but the most common symptom is nausea and it is easily managed with antinausea medications.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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