Are There Any Side Effects From Spinal Anesthesia That Is Done 2 Times In Close Proximity?
Afternoon tomorrow, I want to ask my father after the second prostate operation, why don’t you feel the anus and genitals in the area of the anus and the genitals, you can’t touch it or defecate, what is the effect of spinal anesthesia? First spinal anesthesia on 13/9/2018 and second spinal anesthesia on 01/10/2018
After doing spinal anesthesia, it will take several days for the function to recover completely. It usually takes up to 7 days for the effects of spinal anesthesia to wear off. Usually within a few days there will be slow improvement, for example starting to be able to fart and then gradually defecating. Not being able to defecate may also be influenced by low food consumption.
In addition, if the area around the genitals and anus is not felt to the touch then it may also be affected by a neuropathy. Neuropathy is a nervous disorder, one of which is caused by old age and diabetes mellitus (diabetes). Usually prostate surgery is performed on older men, so that there may have been previous nerve function disorders.
But besides that, the condition that your father is experiencing can also be caused by other causes such as:
Therefore, to determine the exact cause of the condition your father is experiencing, it is better for your father to go directly to the surgeon who operated on your father, so the doctor can recheck your father's condition. thus the doctor can later provide the right therapy for your father.
Here's an article that you can read about spinal anesthesia
may be useful. thank you