Worcestershire Anaesthetic Group

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Home After Your Operation Complications and Side Effects

Complications and Side Effects

The risk of complications of anaesthetics depend on:

  • Whether you have any other illnesses
  • Factors such as smoking or being overweight
  • Surgery that is complicated, long or done in an emergency

Side effects

COMMON UNCOMMON VERY RARE
Feeling sick and vomiting
Sore throat
Dizziness, blurred vision
Itching
Headache
Minor damage to lips or tongue
Pain during injection of drugs
Bruising and soreness
Confusion or memory loss
Chest infection
Muscle pains
Damage to teeth
An existing medical condition getting worse
Awareness
Damage to the eyes
Heart attack
Stroke
Serious allergy to drugs
Nerve damage
Death

DONíT WORRY! Anaesthesia is extremely safe. If you have any further concerns or questions your anaesthetist will be happy to answer them. You can find more information at www.youranaesthetic.info

 

Worcestershire Anaesthetic Group

52 Fruitlands, Malvern Wells, Wr14 4XA

Email: info@worcestershireanaestheticgroup.co.uk

Telephone: 0773 2674647