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Dr. Kumar G. Belani, MD

Anesthesiologist

Dr. Kumar G Belani MD is a top Anesthesiologist in Saint Paul, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Kumar G Belani MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Kumar G Belani MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Kumar G Belani MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Saint Paul, MN, Dr. Kumar G Belani MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
44 years Experience
Dr. Kumar G. Belani, MD
  • Saint Paul, MN
  • Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Accepting new patients

How long does it take for lidcaine to wear off?

If epinephrine was added it might take several more hours!

Are there any food restrictions after anesthesia?

It depends upon what the surgical procedure was - in any event one can start with clear liquids and if swallowing is back to baseline one may progress to softer foods and then READ MORE
It depends upon what the surgical procedure was - in any event one can start with clear liquids and if swallowing is back to baseline one may progress to softer foods and then to a normal diet - the key is that the swallowing mechanism needs to be back to normal and there should be no nausea or vomiting.

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Can an overdose of anesthesia cause death?

This is an appropriate and frequently asked question- a simple answer is yes - but extremely unlikely because of the close and vigilant monitoring and checks and balances in place READ MORE
This is an appropriate and frequently asked question- a simple answer is yes - but extremely unlikely because of the close and vigilant monitoring and checks and balances in place - our role is SAFETY FIRST- so you should not worry a whole lot about it -

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Chance of serious complication from anesthesia?

The chances for a serious complication will depend upon your state of health, i.e., your comorbidities. Also, make sure that your anesthesia care is provided by a trained and experienced READ MORE
The chances for a serious complication will depend upon your state of health, i.e., your comorbidities. Also, make sure that your anesthesia care is provided by a trained and experienced and licensed anesthesiologist with all the required monitoring and available drugs and equipment. In most instances, anesthesia is safe. But not knowing other issues with regards to your health, breathing issues, and ease with which a breathing tube can be placed are some of the factors that will need to be evaluated to estimate your risk.