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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Other meds available: Find out if you are truly allergic to Lidocaine by seeing an allergist soon. True allergy to Lidocaine is rare; you may have had a reaction to Epineph ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Newman
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Local anes. allergy: An allergy or allergic reaction to the local anesthetic lidocaine. There are 2 basic types of local anesthetic. Lidocaine is a member of the amide ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
33 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many: Acupuncture, hypnosis and self hypnosis, homeopathy, meditation, certain foods depending on the underlying problem, aromatherapy, exercise, ....In g ... Read More
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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Alternative: If are allergic to xylocaine, (lidocaine) most likely you are allergic to all ' caine' agents like benzecaine, procaine , tetracaine etc have to us ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne ORoark
56 years experience Dentistry
No: A reaction between you allery medication and dental novocaine (a brand name for dental anesthesia) should not happen.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Depends for what : If its tooth sensitivity any toothpaste with 5%potassium nitrate would do the same for sensitive teeth.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No effect: There is no proven efficacy to it.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Kao
Dr. Neil Kao answered
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Cetirizine is also marketed with pseudoefedrine, which can be a stimulant in some people. Avoid zyrtec-d.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Avoidance : The best therapy for any food allergy is avoidance.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
It is a plant: Known as "the crown of thorns" there may be a cross reactivity but I am not aware of one.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nut Allergy: Testing for nut allergy can be done either by skin test or by blood testing. There is no currently available desensitization for nuts, outside of tha ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
Allergy shots: antihistamines only cover up symptoms and don't cure anything. Allergy shots treat the cause and that is why with successful immunotherapy you can get ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Anesthetics: Some anesthetics do not cross react and can be safe to use, a topical application may not cause an allergy if you had reacted to an injection in the p ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes it can: but you need to take it on regular basis during the season, or anytime during the year if you have persistent symptoms, if it doesn't work see your do ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ramirez
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: It does not provoke a physiological addiction like narcotics for example.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Could be: Viscous Lidocaine is used to relieve pain and discomfort from a sore throat/mouth. It is also used to numb the lining of the mouth and throat before c ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Tretinoin: Tretinoin is the generic for retin-a, a retinoid medication for treating acne, and helping improve fine wrinkles.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
depends on product: For children over 12 years old, the usual dose for Claritin and zyrtec is 10 mg a day, for xyzal (levocetirizine) and Clarinex 5 mg a day, while the d ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Allergy: Firstly allergies to local anesthetics is rare. If you do not have a known and documented allergy then you should be quite fine.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: If you have problem with Opiates (more likely intolerances than allergies), you are more likely to have problem with Dilaudid as well. However there m ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
I think you may be: mistaken about your "moisture allergy".Could you better describe your ailment?
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Two different meds: If I understood your question correctly, lidocaine (an amide) is also a local anesthetic, yet chemically it is different from tetracaine (an ester). ... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tzanetos
18 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Severe allergy: This would be prescribed for a serious food allergy that has the potential to cause as a serious allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. A history of hi ... Read More
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