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Can genetic tests reduce risks of anesthesia?

Q: I am super sensitive to anesthesia. I can’t tolerate lorazepam. A colonoscopy can leave me foggy for days. After general anesthesia for sinus surgery, I needed a month to recover from the brain fog. The last time I had a colonoscopy, I persuaded the anesthetist to use straight propofol, with good results. I am...

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