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What causes pins and needle sensation after General anaesthesia?

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Dr. Rakhi Tayal

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Posted on Fri, 29 Jun 2018 in General Health
Question: I had general anestesia this morning for tooth extraction. Experiencing pins in needles in borh lower arms tonight? Normal?But can it happen? It happened to me once before when i had anestesia fora D&C
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Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 1 hour later
Brief Answer:

Hello.
Thanks for writing to us.
Not normally happened.
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Detailed Answer:

Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.

I have gone through your query,

Several possible: Could be due to hyperventilation, low ionized calcium, a medication reaction of drug use for GA,in your case hyperventilation may be the cause.
I hope this answers your query.
In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out.
Wishing you good health.
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Follow up: Dr. Rakhi Tayal 10 minutes later
What do you mean hyperventilation for general anestesia may be the cause for my heart rate being all over the place?
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Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 14 minutes later
Brief Answer:
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Detailed Answer:
Hello.
Thanks for writing again.
Hyperventilation means some increased in respiration ,not by heart rate.
Hope my answer is helpful.
Do accept my answer in case there are no further queries.
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