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How are children usually given anesthesia?

My son has a tonsillectomy scheduled for next week, and is going to be given anesthesia. He's petrified of needles, however, so I'm worried that he would get scared if the anesthesia...

Are children sedated for scans like CAT?

My child needs to have a CAT scan but is extremely nervous about it (frankly, I don't blame them). Are children typically sedated for CAT scans when they're really anxious about...

Do children experience side effects of anesthesia?

My child needs to have gallbladder surgery, and she's only 13 years old. She's going to be under general anesthesia for the surgery, but is it possible for her to experience any...

What type of anesthesia is used for pediatric patients?

My child needs to have 3 fillings done in his next dentist appointment and the dentist would like to use anesthesia for it so that he doesn't feel anything. What type of anesthesia...

My daughter has a red mole that will be operated on. Does she need anesthesia?

My 14 year old has a reddish mole on her shoulder that the dermatologist wants to remove and test. He is also taking some skin around the mole. I'm wondering: how does this...

Is my son's sluggish speech due to anesthesia?

My son recently had a brain surgery where he was given anesthesia. Ever since he woke up from surgery, his speech has been sluggish. Is it because of anesthesia?

Does anesthesia cause any developmental issues in kids?

My son had to be operated under anesthesia for a fall he had. He is just 3 years old. Can the anesthesia trigger any developmental problems in him?

My son is having a cavity filled. Will he need anesthesia?

My son is 8 years old and has to have his cavity filled. He's very sensitive to pain, and I'm worried that this is going to cause him a lot of it. Would he need to have anesthesia...

How long will anesthesia remain in my son's body?

My 14 year old son is being given general anesthesia in order for his doctors to run certain tests. How long will the anesthesia remain in his body?

Side effects of a toddler receiving anesthesia?

My toddler is having her tonsils removed soon. She never has had surgery before, how will she react to anesthesia being so young?

Do kids need anesthesia before being taken for a CT scan?

My son is 2 years old and the doctors are suspecting a pneumonia for him. He has been advised a CT scan for complete diagnosis of his condition. Will they give him anesthesia...

Type 1 diabetes and general anethesia

My 15 year old son had had type 1 diabetes for 4 years. He has frequent episodes of both hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia. He is scheduled to have his deviated septum fixed and...

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