A 36-year-old male asked:
what is the definition or description of: local anesthesia?
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Dr. Ronald Achong answered
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Numbing medicine: Local anesthesia is medication that provides numbness of the nerves in a particular area of the body so that no pain will be felt. The local anesthetic can be applied topically or via a needle.
Answered on Nov 29, 2012
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