Can skin graft on wound on the calf while being on pacemaker for slow heart rate be done with local anesthesia?
My doctor wants to do a skin graft on a wound on the calf of my leg. It is about the size of a quarter. I have a pacemaker for a slow heart rate. He says I have to receive general anesthesia. Can I have a graft done with local anesthesia? I ll be honest, I am very concerned about being put to sleep.
I had my carbuncle operation on last Friday 23rd Jan on my back. I stayed in the hospital upto sunday 25th of Jan. 24th and 25th hospital did the dressing. On 27 I went back to hospital for dressing. It was very very painful. I have to go everyday for dressing for 2 weeks. Is there any possibility get local anesthesia at the time of dressing.
Hi my father is having lump in buccal mucosa inside the right cheek. It s painless and it s since 10 years. One surgeon advised us to operate it. But while undergoing pre operation check up, anesthetic department didn t want for full anesthesia as my father is having severe breathing problem. Now please suggest me can we go for the surgery with local anesthesia. Suggest me a good surgeon who is expertize on this in Kolkata, West Bengal Area.
Hi Doctor, I have been suffering from severe Ear pain due to Ear infection since 2/3 weeks. I used Ear drops like Soliwax, Candid drops, Ciplox as per my ENT s suggestion. But most of the ear wax is hard & not dissolving. I have been suggested to remove it while on local anesthesia, how safe it is to remove ear wax (hard like stone) with local anesthesia?
My 73 y.o. mother had a hernia repair yesterday (under general anesthesia) is now on 5mg Lortab 1-2 tabs q 6 h... we just got her some phenergan for her nausea. She couldn't sleep last night d/t "heart beating in her teeth & loud in her ears" . Her blood pressure was normal upon release from procedure... & is on BP medication. Is this "normal" ?
Hi. I received general anesthesia for a minor surgical procedure eight days ago. I've noticed that my urine has a strong odor to it--it was particularly powerful the same day of my surgery but it is still lingering. Is it likely that I am smelling the anesthesia being voided from my system? I have no other symptoms and feel fine. Thanks in advance for your help!
I have a close friend that was in a serious auto accident ... brain buise is what they have told us. He has been sedated with propofol now on fentanyl . Seems extremely aggitated and much anxiety. when they lighten his meds to try to wake him up a little/ Does this sound correct. He is in ICU but was wondering if someone read to him or played soft music it would have a calming effect.
My brother,s heart stopped for 15 mins while under high bp and afib. Now he is under heavy sedation and bp is normal. Could he have had a brain damage. Yesterday his body kept shaking twitching and now is better but he is also sedated. He started a fever today. Is this life threating
i was in renal and liver failure due large vol blood loss surgery 8 days before rec 2 abc transfusion all organs compromised and prescribed hydrocortisone 10 egg day but i have a 50-50 shot to survive this med is effect kidneys and liver red blood...
hi im having a kidney stone removed and a new stent put in but i found out i have an enlarged heart i was told that you cant use anasthsia on an enlarged heart also will they send me to a cardologist before surgery how long does it take to get an...