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How long do the fatigue and 'brain fog' last after surgery with general anesthesia?

March 29, 2005

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It depends -- on your age, the specific drugs used, how long the surgery took and how healthy you were to start with. These days, most general anesthesia drugs are fairly short-acting, which means you wake up quickly and the drugs are mostly out of your system within a few hours, said Dr. Carl Rosow, an anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General ... (Full article: 306 words)

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