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I took my enaxoprin this morning and my water just broke, do I have other options for anesthesia?

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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There are pain medications that we can put into your IV to help with your pain.
Depending on how long your labor lasts you may still be able to get an epidural.

In brief: Yes

There are pain medications that we can put into your IV to help with your pain.
Depending on how long your labor lasts you may still be able to get an epidural.
Dr. Megan Bird
Dr. Megan Bird
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Though a regional anesthesia is not a good idea, there are other techniques and medications that can be used.
Ask to talk to your anesthesiologist as soon as possible once you get to the hospital.

In brief: Yes

Though a regional anesthesia is not a good idea, there are other techniques and medications that can be used.
Ask to talk to your anesthesiologist as soon as possible once you get to the hospital.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. David Kinsman
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: What kind?

Talk with your anesthesia provider. They can answer your questions.
There are some IV pain medications you can receive.

In brief: What kind?

Talk with your anesthesia provider. They can answer your questions.
There are some IV pain medications you can receive.
Dr. David Kinsman
Dr. David Kinsman
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Dr. Mark Gujer
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: What you didnt

Mention is what time it is now or if you are on one or twice a day doses.
Thee is still a good chance that you may safely qualify for an epidural. http://anesth.utmb.edu/asra.htm.

In brief: What you didnt

Mention is what time it is now or if you are on one or twice a day doses.
Thee is still a good chance that you may safely qualify for an epidural. http://anesth.utmb.edu/asra.htm.
Dr. Mark Gujer
Dr. Mark Gujer
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Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
You should talk to your obgyn and anesthesiologist about it.

In brief: Yes

All options are open. Good luck.

In brief: Yes

All options are open. Good luck.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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Dr. Chetan Patel
epidural can only be done 12 to 24 hrs after last dose od enoxaprin depending on the dose you got
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