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is it possible to get a rash on your face from using orajel? have a few teeth that hurt and have been using orajel to relieve the pain.

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Dr. Lee Patalowski
Specializes in Dentistry
Yes, : Yes, some known adverse effects to orajel include burning, contact dermatitis, erythema, pruritis, rash, stinging and tenderness. Orajel is a drug and caution must be used.
Answered on Jan 7, 2019
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Dr. Peter Eng
Dr. Peter Eng answered
32 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Orajel can irritate your skin especially if your skin is sensitive.
Answered on Feb 9, 2013

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