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can viscous lidocaine solution be used for esophgeal spasms?

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Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 35 years experience
No: It would require a toxic or deadly dose.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Does lidocaine have any effect on psvt and af due to Wolff-Parkinson-White (wpw) syndrome?

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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Interventional Cardiology 23 years experience
Yes: It along with Procainamide are therapy of choice. The typical agents i.E adenosine, verapamil etc are not good as the can block conduction through the av node and allow rapid conduction through the accessory path and lead to hemodynamic collapse.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Is it okay to use lidocaine on gums?

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Dr. Karen Sibert
Anesthesiology 39 years experience
Depends why: Lidocaine may be injected into the gums safely by your dentist for pain relief. If you are talking about using Lidocaine for teething pain in babies, the answer would be no. This would not be safe. Your pediatrician can recommend better remedies to help with teething pain. A cold teething ring often helps. If this doesn't answer your question, let us know!
A 34-year-old member asked:

If lidocaine is injected into the abdomen of a person will it help?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
It may: It may help with abdominal wall pain.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Where can a person buy viscous lidocaine?

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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Prescription: This is i believe a prescription item.
A 32-year-old member asked:

Please let me know if there is a viscous lidocaine solution that is used for esophgeal spasms?

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Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
See your doctor: First make sure they are esophageal spasms and then get the medication from your doctor for that condition. Numbing your esophagus does not stop muscular spasm.

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