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is it possible to have nasal polyp removal surgery under local anesthesia if im allergic to novocain and lidocaine?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Local Anesthesia: This question should really be directed to the surgeon who will be performing the procedure. There are numerous local anesthetics that can be used. After being examined, the proper treatment will be recommended.
Answered on Jul 11, 2018

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