U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 39-year-old member asked:

First cavity filled tomorrow. i'm kinda nervous actually. does the novocain (procaine) hurt?

2 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Dental fillings!: No worries. Your dentist is bound to give you enough numbing medicine to make u at ease.
Dr. Kevin McElroy
12 years experience
A little bit : There will be a slight pinch and some burning when the dentist injects, but it goes away quickly and your mouth goes numb.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Related questions

A 41-year-old member asked:
2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
A 35-year-old member asked:
4 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
A 45-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 44-year-old member asked:
2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
A 33-year-old member asked:
2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Last updated Nov 28, 2017

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.