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Im wondering the risks of general anesthesia for my ankle surgery. I am 16weeks preg. Orthopedic surgeon cant just locally numb the ankle. :shock:
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replied December 1st, 2005
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Just mention to the dr that your prego....

Besides that somethings just have to get done and a dr wouldt jeopardise a pregnancy unless the mothers life is at risk talk it over with ob-gyn as well to get a second opinion...

I have heard contradicting stuff on being put to sleep so dr is you best bet wish you luck!

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