I know general anesthesia is pretty standard, but are there any other types that patients should be aware of?
Can I feel drowsy from local anesthesia?
I had surgery 3 days ago, and was under anesthesia. Ever since, my mouth has been extremely dry. Could the two be related?
I gave birth to my son 3 weeks ago. Ever since my delivery, I have been experiencing back pain where the epidural was injected. Does epidural cause back pains normally?
My mother is 78 years old and needs to have hernia surgery. She already has confusion quite often, but I am wondering if anesthesia can make this worse?
I am having surgery on my back in 2 weeks. Should I stop taking my blood thinners some time before the surgery? Will they cause any complications due to the anesthesia?
I am having surgery, and I am scared about being under anesthesia. What can I expect?
My mother is 86 years old, and is having a benign tumor removed from her. Is general anesthesia safe for someone her age? Would she be better off opting not to have the surgery?...
I have been a smoker for over 30 years, and am having surgery next week. Am I at a higher risk while under anesthesia because I have been a smoker for so long?
I am going to be having surgery, and will be under general anesthesia. I am worried I will stop breathing while under anesthesia. Can this happen?
I am scheduled to have a C-section in 2 weeks, and am nervous about being under general anesthesia. Can it have an affect on my baby?
I have a procedure done yesterday where I was given anesthesia. Since then, I have had a low grade fever. Is this connected to the anesthesia?
I had surgery 2 days ago and have been vomiting on and off since. Is this a normal reaction to anesthesia?
My brother has epilepsy, and suffers with seizures frequently. He is scheduled to have surgery in 2 weeks for a knee injury, and is very nervous about being under anesthesia with...
My brother is having a skin grafting procedure done, and is very nervous about it. Will he be given general anesthesia or local anesthesia?
My mother was under anesthesia for an endoscopy yesterday. Since then, she seems to be severely depressed. Can this be caused by the anesthesia?
My mother has a non-cancerous tumor on her brain, and her doctor is advising she have it surgically removed, but is giving her the choice. She is leaning towards the surgery,...
My wife is having surgery, and has never had anesthesia before. Are there any common side effects we should be looking out for?
I am scheduled to have surgery in 3 weeks, and my blood pressure has been quite low. Is it safe for me to go under anesthesia?
My son has COPD, and is having an unrelated surgery done. Is anesthesia risky in his case?