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Is there anything the anesthesiologist can do to reduce throat pain after intubation?

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Dr. Marc Abramson
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Common

Sore throat is common after incubation.
Sometimes a smaller GET can be used. Fortunately, this discomfort goes away in a day or two. You can gargle or use a throat spray.

In brief: Common

Sore throat is common after incubation.
Sometimes a smaller GET can be used. Fortunately, this discomfort goes away in a day or two. You can gargle or use a throat spray.
Dr. Marc Abramson
Dr. Marc Abramson
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Dr. Jennifer Judkins
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Maybe

Intubation should not cause pain.
There are various factors, but most patients feel nothing after general anesthesia related to throat symptoms. A good anesthesiologist should be able to avoid pain, unless there is some sort of anatomical difficulty with the airway.

In brief: Maybe

Intubation should not cause pain.
There are various factors, but most patients feel nothing after general anesthesia related to throat symptoms. A good anesthesiologist should be able to avoid pain, unless there is some sort of anatomical difficulty with the airway.
Dr. Jennifer Judkins
Dr. Jennifer Judkins
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