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side effect of local anesthesia

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience in Dentistry
Depends: Under local only, many people have one side worked on at a time to preserve an unaffected side of their mouth for chewing. Others only want to go thro ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mcnay
25 years experience in Dentistry
Here are a few: The most common are elevated heart rate, extended numbness, and bruising. There are less well known ones but the commercials on tv have a list of abou ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Probably unrelated: These issues you describe are likely unrelated to local anesthesia. Local anesthesias usually wears off in 4-6 hours.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
39 years experience in Anesthesiology
MRI needed: While there are some benign reasons for developing a numb area, you really need a formal neurological exam and probably an mri.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience in Pain Management
Probably normal. : Sometimes it can take a few hours more for all the sensations to return after local anesthetic. By tomorrow if you don't feel normal then consult you ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: there should be no changes in birth control effects from local anesthesia
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Lynch
18 years experience in Pain Management
It depends: Depending on which crowns are being worked on, a local anesthetic may be all you need. Discuss this with your dentist as sedation may also be availab ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Topical only: Benzocaine.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Keller
14 years experience in Anesthesiology
No: If you drink alot your liver my be used to a higher metabolic rate, but in general no.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
No,: the procedure itself is somewhat similar to a speculum pelvic exam, then a catheter is placed through the cervix, and contrast injected. There is no ... Read More
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