Difference between General and Local Anesthesia?

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General anesthesia is when an anesthesiologist puts the patient into a medically induced coma so they do not feel pain during surgery. Local anesthesia is used to eliminate any sensation to the area. Local is used for minor surgeries.
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Local, or regional, anesthesia involves the injection or application of an anesthetic drug to a specific area of the body. This is in contrast to general anesthesia, which provides
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Not medical advice. General anesthesia is recommended for extensive procedures. Local anesthesia is used to block pain in smaller areas of the body.
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General Anesthesia is defined as feel nothing, know nothing, remember nothing. Your brain under anesthetic drug. You stop breathing but heart beats as well as your intestine moves
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Local anesthesia is a cervical block performed 10 minutes prior to surgery. Your cervix will be anesthetized but you will be awake during the surgery. General anesthesia is administered
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