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Kush Harshavardhan Tripathi

Anesthesiology | Pain Medicine

Dr. Kush Tripathi is an anesthesiologist practicing in Pompano beach, FL. Dr. Tripathi 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. Tripathi also might help manage pain after an operation.
Kush Harshavardhan Tripathi
  • Pompano beach, FL
  • Accepting new patients

How well does local anesthesia work?

Local anesthetic medications are great to help with Surgery and pain related to it. An anesthesiologist can surround nerves with medicine and perform a “block” to help with surgery READ MORE
Local anesthetic medications are great to help with Surgery and pain related to it. An anesthesiologist can surround nerves with medicine and perform a “block” to help with surgery and pain. She will likely still feel some discomfort but it will improve.

I'm having surgery in a couple of weeks to realign my teeth. How long will I be under general anesthesia and are there side effects?

The time of anesthesia depends on several factors including your surgeon, the operation and accommodations the center can provide. Anesthesia can be nerve racking but your anesthesiologist READ MORE
The time of anesthesia depends on several factors including your surgeon, the operation and accommodations the center can provide. Anesthesia can be nerve racking but your anesthesiologist will help with that! Anesthesia can at times cause some nausea or body aches but your anesthesiologist can help you!

Are there any food restrictions after anesthesia?

Generally you can advance your diet as long as you tolerate the food and if you have no medical medications that prevent eating or drinking.

Can anesthesia cause a fever spike?

There is a chance that her fever can be due to anesthesia as it alters the body thermostat. But you would want to rule out other potentials such as infection.