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Will I get anesthesia during bunionectomy?

Just like any other intervention, a bunionectomy is performed under anesthesia. There are different types of anesthesia and your doctor will tell you which one is appropriate in your case.

You will certainly get anesthesia during bunionectomy. Usually, this procedure is performed under local anesthesia which means that only the site where the doctor performs the operation will be numbed, while you will remain conscious.

It's also important for the patient to understand the possible risks and complications related to anesthesia. Therefore, your doctor will tell you more about all the potential consequences, how to prepare for the intervention and what interdictions apply in case you get general anesthesia.

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