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Michael Panger

Anesthesiologist

Dr. Michael Panger is an anesthesiologist practicing in Charleston, West Virginia. Dr. Panger 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. Panger also might help manage pain after an operation.
Michael Panger
  • Charleston, West Virginia
  • West Virginia University
  • Accepting new patients

Could I be allergic to anaesthesia?

Nausea and vomiting are very common after C sections. Speak with your physician anesthesiologist about this

I have marijuana in my system. Should I reschedule my tests?

Just tell the physician anesthesiologist in charge of your care, shouldn't be a problem

What treatment should I get for nerve root compression?

You need to talk to your PCP or surgeon

I have knee pain after wearing high heels. What to do?

You need to be evaluated by your PCP

Vomiting after sugery

Postoperative nausea and vomiting is common. Let your physician anesthesiologist know, there may be means to avoid it

What can cause tingling sensation in muscles?

Continue working out. Tingling isn't necessarily bothersome. If numbness occurs, talk to your doctor.

Pain in the back. Is it due to epidural?

Back pain from epidurals is rare. Talk to the person who gave the epidural if there were any problems

Do subserous fibroids affect fertility?

Possibly. Talk to your OB

Can anaesthesia lead to neurological issues?

Probably not but talk to your anesthesiologist

Can anesthesia lead to neurological issues?

Not necessarily. Speak to your anesthesiologist about potential problems.

Should all medications be stopped before anesthesia?

Depends on why you are taking them and the type of surgery. Talk to your surgeon and anesthesiologist

Why was my son given anesthesia for a CT scan?

If your child won't hold still to get good pictures, then yes it is appropriate. A CT scan is very quick usually so if the child can hold still, it would avoid anesthesia. You READ MORE
If your child won't hold still to get good pictures, then yes it is appropriate. A CT scan is very quick usually so if the child can hold still, it would avoid anesthesia. You should be able to go in with the child if that would help him/her hold still

Can I feel drowsy a week after my anesthesia was delivered?

No, not from the anesthesia. Surgery is very stressful to the body, many hormonal changes occur and the stress from this may make you tired for some time. I would expect you to READ MORE
No, not from the anesthesia. Surgery is very stressful to the body, many hormonal changes occur and the stress from this may make you tired for some time. I would expect you to feel better in the next few days

Can anesthesia interact with breast milk?

You can breast feed right away, there is no need to wait