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A 37-year-old member asked:

Can mild topical anesthetic creams be used for cancer patients?

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Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Yes (usually): Yes as long as there are no open sores.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Could we use mild topical anesthetic creams for cancer patients?

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Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes,: but you need to discuss with doctor, depending on condition and area of surface to apply could cause toxicity

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