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lidocaine patch uses

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
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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Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: the 2 drugs will not interfere with one another

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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mijail Serruya
16 years experience Neurology
Safe: A lidocaine patch can be a good option for patients in whom giving a drug by mouth can cause side effects throughout the body. While some of the patch ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
30 years experience Anesthesiology
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
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Dr. Charles Lockhart
9 years experience Dentistry
Doubtful: I doubt that a patch can give sufficient anesthesia to a tooth root from the skin.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Won't work: you'll need to see a dentist to evaluate and treat that tooth.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
TATTOO NUMBING: I BELIEVE YOU CAN USE TRY USING IT FOR YOUR BACK TATTOO . . .
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: The patch should not have much effect systemically, but he should see his physician about it.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher
22 years experience Anesthesiology
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
45 years experience Anesthesiology
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
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
39 years experience Dentistry
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Hours: It will just last for some hours.

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