Anyone ever had your arm numbed for surgery???

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  1. Little Ameraucana Mom

    Little Ameraucana Mom Need Help, Can't stop hatching!!!

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    My arm just fell out of my sling and I didn't even know it. This is the wierdest feeling. I just noticed it swinging around by my leg, I can't even feel my arm at all

    for those of you that don't know I cut my fingers off this summer building a chicken coop (what else LOL!!)
    Well I had to go today for more sugery. They numbed my whole arm. it is by far the wierdest feeling
     
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  2. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    I hope you are healing up well! I remember when that happened.


    I had surgery on my shoulder last Thursday - I opted for the whole knock me unconcious thing. It was something where they could have just numbed it but I don't numb-up well and it wears off too fast.

    How long do they expect the affect to last?
     
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  3. Little Ameraucana Mom

    Little Ameraucana Mom Need Help, Can't stop hatching!!!

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    They said till early evening but it is just about 5pm and it is still totally numb. I sure hope it wears off soon. Of course then the pain will start but I have pain pills for that !!!

    At least my one finger (middle one) has a tendon now, so once it starts bending it won;t look like I'm giving everyone the finger!!!
     
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  4. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Yes, that has happened to me.

    "Arm? What arm?"
     
  5. Little Ameraucana Mom

    Little Ameraucana Mom Need Help, Can't stop hatching!!!

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    Quote:Someone that understands. When my arm fell out of the sling, everyone asked how I couldn't know!! Actually I even wondered myself. How long was your numb. mine stll is, and I was out of surgery about 10:15 am it is now just about 6pm and it is still numb!!!
     
  6. booker81

    booker81 Redneck Tech Girl

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    I've had my leg done - they blocked it for surgery when they reconstructed my knee.

    Believe me, I knew when it started wearing off!! Owieeee!!!! It was strange, especially before surgery. It just wasn't.....there. LOL!
     
  7. Little Ameraucana Mom

    Little Ameraucana Mom Need Help, Can't stop hatching!!!

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    Quote:Wow, a leg would be worse then an arm. At least I can walk !! LOL!!!
     
  8. calicokat

    calicokat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2009
    azalia, indiana
    DH had a tendon transfer surgery 2 years ago and said it was pretty weird to not feel his arm! Keep those pain meds close, when it wears off you might be needing them [​IMG]
     
  9. welsummerchicks

    welsummerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2010
    I recall reading about a guy who had a stroke and lost feeling in his leg.

    He spent the entire afternoon trying to throw it out of his bed ('IT'S NOT MINE!'). Every time he went WITH the leg and fell on the floor, he was surprised.
     
  10. calicokat

    calicokat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2009
    azalia, indiana
    Was your surgery with the IN Hand Center?
     

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