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 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?
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. 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
Just curious....I recently had an endoscopy performed given "conscience sedation". Apparently, I "woke up" during the procedure (though I have no memory of it) and began grabbing the instrument out of my mouth and fighting with the nursing staff. I now have to have another procedure underr general anethesia. Why was the conscience sedation ineffective and why did I wake up during the procedure fighting?
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...