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Why Would I Get Brain Fog and Short Term Memory Loss After Having a General Anaesthetic?

The surgery was on my ears and there were no comolications during surgery. It was 3 weeks ago

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Brain fog and memory issues after general anesthesia and ear surgery

Some papers and research has shown that this could be possible. Some say that it could accelerate dementia. If you are healthy it should not make a huge impact though.
 


Bellevue Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Memory issues after anesthesia

can no longer be attributed to anesthesia 3 weeks later.  If you're truly having issues, you need to see your primary physician to be further evaluated. 

Curtis Wong, MD
Redding Plastic Surgeon
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