General anaesthetic

What is General anaesthetic?

These are drugs used for anaesthesia where unconsciousness of patient are necessary for loss of pain.They may be gaseous or liquid.Gas that patient breathe in through a mask and liquid that's injected into veins through a cannula (a thin, plastic tube that feeds into a vein). General anaesthesia is essential for some surgical procedures where it may be safer or more comfortable eg hernia repair.

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I had the merina coil fitted two months ago. During this time I have bleed 75% of the time. I had it fitted with general anesthetic because I have...

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Irregular bleeding is common after use of hormone containing IUD's and it tends to settle after a few...

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Hi there. My 5yr old son had dental work under general anaesthetic & was discharged approx 6 hrs ago. His nose has been bleeding minimally on & off...

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hello...you have not mentioned what procedure had been carried out...nasal bleed is normal owing to a traumatized naso tracheal intubation ( tube...

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Hi, I have two anal fistula, as a result of assess, now the surgeon put two setons under general anaesthetic, for just over three weeks, but no one...

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Simple fistula in Ano can be removed by fistulectomy - This operation is done to get rid of the fistula, prevent recurrence, and preserve...

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4 weeks ago I had a hysteroscopy and laporoscopy under general anaesthetic . I had some endometriosis on the left side and this was removed....

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Will taking mdma the night before being put under general anaesthetic affect the anaesthesia? Will it be dangerous? Its a very simple procedure -...

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