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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jaymin Chang
20 years experience in Anesthesiology
Depends on the drug: It is not recommended to use street drugs prior to any anesthetic. Any procedure involving local anesthetic could potentially require further sedatio ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Talk : Talk to your health care provider prior to taking xanax (alprazolam). It is typically ok to take a light sedative before a procedure as long as it is ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It should not: show up in a urine tox screen.
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Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience in Periodontics
Girations: We give humans local and expect them to sty still and cooperate. A cat cannot stay still and needs general anesthesia to keep it still.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience in Anesthesiology
Local anesthetics: Lidocaine, bupivicaine, tetracaine, mepivicaine, ropivicaine, etc.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience in Anesthesiology
It depends. : The duration of action of a local anesthetic is related to the choice of the specific medication and its uptake and metabolism. Some local anesthetics ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Injection: Local anesthetic is typically injected by needle into the tissue immediately below the skin in the area that one wants to numb. This can usually be p ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
16 years experience in Dentistry
Local anesthesia: It is administered via injection, utilizing a needle.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Moran
18 years experience in Pain Management
Depends: What part of mouth/ oral pharynx due you want to block? Most nerves inner sting the mouth/ throat can be blocked. Just brush up on anatomy. Or che ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foead Geula
16 years experience in Anesthesiology
Usually not much: If an appropriately sized needle is used, local anesthesia injection is associated with minimal discomfort. I tell my patients that it's like a quick ... Read More
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