A 61-year-old female asked:
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what is the mechanism by which local anesthesia is transient or ineffective in eds/hypermobility patients? where can i get more information?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Not true: There is no any issues with response to local anesthesia is association with eds.
Answered on Mar 20, 2014
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Dr. Barry Press
Dr. Barry Press commented
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Actually, there are some data suggesting decreased efficacy of local anesthetics in patients with EDS Type III (see below.) I am not aware that the mechanism or reason for the association is known. Scand J Rheumatol. 1991;20(3):190-5. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2009 Jul;26(7):619-21
Mar 20, 2014

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