Home HealthTopics Health Centers Reference Library Research
Join us on Facebook Join us on Facebook Share on Facebook


Cumulative Effects of General Anesthesia.



I`ve had 32 surgeries from the time that I was 6 months old up until I was 19. And I was wondering if there are any cumulative cognitive effects that can result from being put under that many times. I`ve got a great memory for long term events, but my short term memory can be a bit sketchy at times. Could that possibly be from the lingering effects of anesthesia? Or is it more likely that it`s from a separate issue?



Thank you for visiting NetWellness. A question similar to yours has been previously addressed. The links below will connect you to that information. NetWellness may also have some general information available that you can access through our search feature. Feel free to write back if you still have questions or need an explanation.

Related Resources:

Longterm effects of general anesthesia?
Effects of repeated use of general anesthesia

For more information:

Go to the Anesthesia health topic, where you can:

Response by:

NetWellness Staff