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lidocaine allergy

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Amide: Lidocaine is a local anesthetic of the amide structure. Allergic reactions to this type of anesthetic are extremely rare. The ester type local anesth ... Read More

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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 female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not likely: With the most common tests (PCR test for HSV DNA or viral culture) a false positive result is very unlikely. If you have had a positive swab test for ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Emla allergy: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) is an anesthetic medication. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, t ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Anesthetic allergy: Allergic reactions to Lidocaine and other local anesthetics are fairly unusual and very rarely serious. Most "reactions" turn out to be a toxic react ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Med allergy: If you have not yet, it is unlikely. HOWEVER, we can go for years sometimes without an allergic reaction to something and then for some reason we bec ... Read More
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