A 51-year-old member asked:
what could happen if you took a bath in benzocaine?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea answered
19 years experience Pain Management
Benzocaine Bath?: Hello. What would you be attempting to treat by bathing (lathering your skin) in benzocaine? Some side effects: headache, confusion; fast heart rate, swelling, redness, blisters, feeling light-headed or short of breath. Pale, blue, or gray appearance of your skin, lips, or fingernails and hives; Skin changes and hives REQUIRE immediate medical attention.
Answered on May 12, 2015
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