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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Local : Anesthesia has to come into contact with nerves to work. Any barrier to contact will impede function. Ph changes can impact effect. So can local anest ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Dental?: If you mean a dental visit. You could have an oral surgeon use a general anesthetic and put you to sleep for the procedure.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes: It will work for everybody, it works on nerves, everybody has the same type nerves, there are very rare exceptions tough.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Generally, yes: Practically any drug can cause allergic reaction. Having said that, the true allergy, defined as a reaction mediated by antibodies etc., is more commo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Few of them(3-5): They have to be sure that area is numb so they could work on it.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Potency: Potency of the medication can be affected by expiration date, sun light or high temperature or infection at the sight of injection, you need to discu ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Dantini
32 years experience Dentistry
Novocaine no more: Novocaine has not been used in years by dentists. Some common anesthetics are septocaine, mepivicaine, etc made by various pharmaceutical companies ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
19 years experience Dentistry
Yes: If the anesthetic used also had a vasoconstrictor, like epinephrine, there is a reversal agent marketed under the name OraVerse available whch causes ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See Allergy: Local anesthetic allergy is very rare, some argue that it does not even exist. If there is a concern about a reaction to a local anesthetic agent see ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Novacainereplacement: Lidocaine\xylocaine and carbocaine\mepivicaine are probably the two most widely used and popular local anesthetics used by dentists nowadays.

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