Dr. Ednan Sheikh is an anesthesiologist practicing in Jersey City, NJ. Dr. Sheikh 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. Sheikh also might help manage pain after an operation.
Education and Training
JEFFERSON MED COLL-THOS JEFFERSON UNIV 2005
AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of AnesthesiologyABA- Pain Medicine
Dr. Ednan S. Sheikh, MD's Expert Contributions
With general anesthesia, you should not feel anything or remember anything. It could be 5 mins or 5 hours, it will feel like a time warp for you after closing and then opening your eyes. Sometimes you will dream, so make mental suggestions to yourself of being on the beach. READ MORE
General Anesthesia. Typically with intubation and inhaled anesthesia. READ MORE
Local anesthesia typically is lidocaine or bupivicaine. Both can cause some degree of "sleepiness," but not to a large degree. You will most likely still be awake and alert. READ MORE
You could, but it would be very uncomfortable and may make the technical part of the procedure very difficult to see the inside of the bowel or move the camera if your muscles are contracting. READ MORE
You can have a regular diet after general anesthesia, but the nurses will start with liquids/clears first to see how you tolerate it and also to see if your bowels are moving before progressing to a regular diet. READ MORE
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