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A 43-year-old member asked:

Has anyone had any experience using emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) numbing cream for piercing?

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Used in kids: I've heard it being used on kids when they get earpiercings. It's a topical anesthetic, kinda like novacaine. It's not perfect, but it does numb the area.

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