Archive for January, 2013

Epidural Side Effects for the Laboring Patient

| January 31, 2013 | 74 Comments

Updated: July 29, 2016 Getting an epidural but curious about potential epidural side effects? Your answers are here. What General Anesthesia Side Effect have you experienced, if any? Nausea/Vomiting Sore Throat Decreased Mental Function Itchiness Serious bruising and pain iside back of mouth. Never got the tube inserted at all. Procedure was not performed. None. […]

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Scared of Anesthesia

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Are you scared of anesthesia? Is this fear making you dread having surgery? What General Anesthesia Side Effect have you experienced, if any? Nausea/Vomiting Sore Throat Decreased Mental Function Itchiness Serious bruising and pain iside back of mouth. Never got the tube inserted at all. Procedure was not performed. None. I got awesome sleep. my […]

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Obesity & Anesthesia: How Is It Different?

| January 24, 2013 | 9 Comments

Obesity is at the forefront of many health discussions in the United States. According to 2012 US statistics from the American Heart Association, over 149 million men and women age 20 and older are considered overweight or obese. This means they have a BMI (body mass index) of 25 and higher. About 75 million are […]

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Breathing Tube: Intubated with an Endotracheal Tube

| January 19, 2013 | 422 Comments

Updated: Jan 15, 2017 Will I be intubated with an endotracheal tube during surgery? This is the place to quickly learn all about the mysterious breathing tube. What General Anesthesia Side Effect have you experienced, if any? Nausea/Vomiting Sore Throat Decreased Mental Function Itchiness Serious bruising and pain iside back of mouth. Never got the […]

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Naked During Surgery?

| January 13, 2013 | 28 Comments

This is not an uncommon fear. I don’t want to have the whole world see me naked during surgery either. What General Anesthesia Side Effect have you experienced, if any? Nausea/Vomiting Sore Throat Decreased Mental Function Itchiness Serious bruising and pain iside back of mouth. Never got the tube inserted at all. Procedure was not […]

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Ear Tubes and Anesthesia

| January 2, 2013 | 10 Comments

Is your child going to have ear tubes soon? ┬áRead about what type of anesthesia to expect here. What General Anesthesia Side Effect have you experienced, if any? Nausea/Vomiting Sore Throat Decreased Mental Function Itchiness Serious bruising and pain iside back of mouth. Never got the tube inserted at all. Procedure was not performed. None. […]

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