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Dr. Rashida G. Loya, MD

Anesthesiologist

Dr. Rashida Loya is an anesthesiologist practicing in Fort Myers, FL. Dr. Loya ensures the safety of patients who are about to undergo surgery. Anestesiologists specialize in general anesthesia, which will (put the patient to sleep), sedation, which will calm the patient or make him or her unaware of the situation, and regional anesthesia, which just numbs a specific part of the body. As an anesthesiologist, Dr. Loya also might help manage pain after an operation.
Dr. Rashida G. Loya, MD
  • Fort Myers, FL
  • Dow Med College University Of Karachi Pakistan
  • Accepting new patients

Does anesthesia remain in the breast milk just after delivery?

Yes, it does pass on to the breast milk. Discard the milk after six to eight hours post op. Then it’s safe to feed the baby provided you are not on high doses of analesics like READ MORE
Yes, it does pass on to the breast milk. Discard the milk after six to eight hours post op. Then it’s safe to feed the baby provided you are not on high doses of analesics like opoids.

Will fasting and anesthesia lead to any complications in my surgery?

Not really. Check the blood sugar in the morning; if it’s low, call the anesthesiologist. You may be advised to take clear orange juice or something. Severe diabetics should get READ MORE
Not really. Check the blood sugar in the morning; if it’s low, call the anesthesiologist. You may be advised to take clear orange juice or something. Severe diabetics should get info regarding insulin dosage before surgery. Oral diabetic agents should not be taken the morning of surgery. It’s always better to do a pre-op check with anesthesiologists.