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Lidocaine patch on testicles

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher
Anesthesiology 23 years experience
Topical analgesia: Lidocaine is a local anaesthetic. A Lidocaine patch is a topical analgesic. The patch has a membrane loaded with Lidocaine and a chemical which allow... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. William Witt
Anesthesiology 46 years experience
Lidocaine patches: While it only has limited FDA indications, the FDA is supposed to only regulate what companies making health care related products can advertise so it... Read More
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 18 years experience
Its meant to treat: Post-Herpetic Neuralgia officially. But can be used for muscle and superficial pain like neuropathy or nerve entrapment pain.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
Dentistry 40 years experience
Yes: It can e very helpful depending upon the circumstances. Talk with a doctor if there is pain in your life and discuss the patches to see if they might... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
See below: Lidocaine alters signal conduction in neurons by blocking the fast voltage gated sodium (na+) channels in the neuronal cell membrane that are responsi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
Anesthesiology 31 years experience
No: Lidoderm patches should only be used on intact skin. Aspirin is an excellent analgesic for tooth pain but often dental pain is secondary to an abscess... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
Anesthesiology 37 years experience
No: It will only only for skin type lesions, like shingles.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manish Suthar
A Verified Doctoranswered
Pain Management 29 years experience
Simple Answer Yes.: Many of my patients have found that wearing a brace or an ACE wrap over the lidocaine patches adhere the patch better. As a precaution, if you have a... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
It is possible: Topical lidocaine is considered a second-line treatment option for localized neuropathic pain, even diabetic peripheral neuropathy
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 72 years experience
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 22 years experience
Should not b a probl: The Lidocaine patch works topically, that is, locally under the skin where it is applied. Thus, there is little chance of it affecting any other part ... Read More
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