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Topical anesthetic medication

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Topical: No, but you can buy them OTC

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
Anesthetics: Any pharmacy or supermarket sells different formulations of local anesthetics.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Lido Cream 5: It is formulated using the highest concentration of Lidocaine allowed without a prescription, typically used to reduce pain.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dermatology 25 years experience
Hmmm...: If someone desires a hood piercing and elects to have some sort of topical anesthesia then i don't believe it is unethical. Topical anesthesia can wor... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The OB md will usually inject a local anesthetic of the "caine" family before making the incision.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Topical anesthetics: Bengay, aspercreme and sportscreme are the most common and most efficient. Hope it helps.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Electrolysis: If done right it is usually not painful and does not require topical anesthesia.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
Pain Management 39 years experience
Benzocaine: Topical preparations that contain Benzocaine (an ester-type local anesthetic) are probably the most effective "anesthetics". If you mean "analgesics" ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Pantangco
Dentistry 21 years experience
Benzocaine: That's the most common teething anesthetic around. It is supposedly safe but some other ingredients like sweeteners that may not be good for your chil... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 35 years experience
Lidocaine: Your dentist or md can prescribe topical lidocaine.

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