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A 28-year-old female asked:

Hello dr druz, on february 24, i had a dental visit. the dentist injected 4 needles if lidocaine and epinephrine. withing 1 minute i started experiencing tremors, hot flashes, cold hands and feet, fatigue. 911 was called, i was then taken to the hospital

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
Periodontics 58 years experience
Be careful: you most probably had a reaction to the epinephrine or it was injected into a blood vessel. In any event make sure you tell anyone working on you and they want to give you an anesthetic injection tell them what happened and insist they use a different anesthetic besides lidocaine with epinephrine. There are plenty other choices
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