Dr. Amy Voet is an anesthesiologist practicing in Hershey, PA. Dr. Voet 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. Voet also might help manage pain after an operation.
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One possible side effect of General Anestheisa is changes in cognitive function. The risk of loss of cognitive function increases as we get older and go under general anesthesia. Typically the changes are temporary and may last for a few days to a few months. READ MORE
The most common side effect of general anesthesia is post operative nausea and vomiting. However, 2 days later is not typically related to general anesthesia at that point. More commonly the patient is on pain medication post surgery. The most common side effect of narcotic pain medications are nausea and vomiting. This can be reduced by taking the pain medication with food. If this does not help you can contact your surgeon and let them know you are experiencing nausea and vomiting and discuss possible anti-nausea medication. READ MORE
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