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Does local anesthesia make you high if it gets in your blood

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Dizzy : It may make you feel dizzy. May cause ringing in ears or funny taste in mouth. Will not make you high.

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Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Infection: Go back to MD who did procedure for exam of wound
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
39 years experience Anesthesiology
MRI needed: While there are some benign reasons for developing a numb area, you really need a formal neurological exam and probably an mri.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: there should be no changes in birth control effects from local anesthesia
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
It should be: possible to safely obtain the surgery you request either with local, twilight or general anesthesia. If the anesthesiologist is concerned, a preoperat ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Numbing medicine: Local anesthesia is medication that provides numbness of the nerves in a particular area of the body so that no pain will be felt. The local anesthet ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Keller
14 years experience Anesthesiology
No: If you drink alot your liver my be used to a higher metabolic rate, but in general no.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No,: the procedure itself is somewhat similar to a speculum pelvic exam, then a catheter is placed through the cervix, and contrast injected. There is no ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jaymin Chang
20 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends on the drug: It is not recommended to use street drugs prior to any anesthetic. Any procedure involving local anesthetic could potentially require further sedatio ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Wertkin
Specializes in General Surgery
In many ways: Local anesthesia involves injecting an anesthetic agent into one part of the body to make it numb--giving novocaine for dental work is an example. Ge ... Read More
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