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Spinal anaesthesia for hernia surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
User :   sir dis month end i will be having an open hernia surgery
User :   dey will b giving me spinal anaesthesia
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
User :   wanted 2 know if it is painful??
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
it will be painfull
User :   hmmm
User :   but after the anaesthia won't i feel no feeling in d area?
Doctor :   after spinal anaesthesia is given u will not feel pain until the sutgery is over but u will feel pain at the site of injection
Doctor :  
that is in the spine
User :   is it very painful after the surgery??..
User :   how long duz it take 4 the spinal nd d surgery site pain 2 recover?
Doctor :  
after surgery mild pain will be there but it can be controlled by injections
Doctor :  
it depends upon the drug they use for anaesthesia
Doctor :  
normally it will be around 4 to 5 hours with a moderately acting anaesthetic

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