Anesthesia Side Effects
Anesthetics are administered to achieve temporary loss of sensation required to perform painful medical procedures. Although the risk involved is very low, the use of anesthetics is not devoid of side effects. The following article...
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Uses and Side Effects of Ethyl Chloride Spray
Uses of ethyl chloride spray
Ethyl chloride acts a topical anesthetic that temporarily relieves the sensation of pain in the targeted area. It is commonly applied before undergoing a minor surgery to reduce the associated pain.
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Difference Between Spinal and Epidural Block
Difference between spinal and epidural block
Spinal block and epidural, which involve injecting an anesthetic agent into the lumbar spine, are often recommended for the surgeries of the lower abdominal region and extremities. This Buzzle write-up provides information on the...
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Lidocaine Toxicity
Lidocaine is a local anesthetic that is commonly used for administering anesthesia during medical procedures. Overdose of this drug in patients leads to toxicity and may sometimes prove to be fatal. Go through this article to know...
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Types of Anesthesia
Anesthesia is the use of medication to numb a particular area of the body during a surgery or any medical procedure. Anesthesia blocks the pain or stress reactions to a particular surgery. This article tries to explain the types of...
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Ketamine Side Effects
Ketamine side effects can be due to an overdose of this anesthetic drug. In the following article, we will be discussing the effects on humans and what can be taken in order to prevent the side effects on the human body and brain...
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General Anesthesia
The term 'general anesthesia' refers to the administration of an anesthetic that numbs the body, and puts the person in a deep sleep. It is administered before major surgical procedures so that the person doesn't feel pain, and...
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Lidocaine Cream
Lidocaine cream is effective for combating pain, rashes, itching, burning sensation, insect bites, and ringing ears. It is promoted as a temporary pain medication, and excessive application or prolonged usage of this cream may lead...
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Lidocaine Patch
Lidocaine patches are used for treating an outbreak of shingles (herpes zoster). They block the pain caused by numbing the area that's affected. Hence, they are also referred to as a local anesthetic. In this article, we talk about...
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General Anesthesia Side Effects
Though rare, the chances of an individual experiencing general anesthesia side effects do exist. The risk depends on a range of underlying factors, including the individual's general health and type of drug.
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Epidural Side Effects
Taking an epidural to ease the pain during labor might seem like a perfect choice. Yet it is important to know that there are certain side effects that are seen after an epidural is administered. Let us look at some of these in the...
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