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Oral Anesthetic Allergy (Overview)

An allergy to an orally administered anesthetic


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Can oral anesthetic spray be swallowed?

Can oral anesthetic spray be swallowed?

Equivocal: Anesthetic spray can be swallowed, but should be avoided as it can numb the gag reflex & lead to choking &/or aspiration of food. ...Read more

Oral Anesthetic Allergy (Overview)

An allergy to an orally administered anesthetic


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What can happen if someone drinks an entire bottle of oral anesthetic?

Nothing good: Hopefully this has resolved in the week since you posted this. You need to know exactly what was ingested, how much if possible and a poison control number in case this happens again. Please use a more immediately responsive system than this such as 911 or poison control. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use diphenhydramine topical cream
once
Avoid the offending agent (s)
once
Find out if you are allergic to nickel, as nickel is often the cause of skin allergies
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Can you overdose on oral anesthetic paste?

Can you overdose on oral anesthetic paste?

Yes: People have died from to much anesthetic. It is rare but it can happen. Your dentist knows how much to give safely. If you are using an anesthetic paste at home for an oral condition, short term use is ok. If the pain lasts a long time, you really need to get it checked out. If it is not for an oral condition, you are using the product in a manner for which it is not intended. You can od! ...Read more

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Which is more effective anbesol oral anesthetic or oragel?

Which is more effective anbesol oral anesthetic or oragel?

Same but...: They are the same but be aware the fda has announce that use of benzacaine in children under the age of 4 is dangerous because of a rare but sometimes fatal condition called methemoglobinemia. This is a disorder in which the amount of oxygen carried through the blood stream is greatly reduced. I would not use these products on toddlers and infants. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Karsant Dr. Karsant
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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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Not allergic to Lidocaine whats chances of been allergic to novacaine or other caine local anathetics used for dentistry?

Not allergic to Lidocaine whats chances of been allergic to novacaine or other caine local anathetics used for dentistry?

You are good: There were allergies to Novacaine, but that drug is probably not available anymore. Allergies to local anesthetics that dentist use are almost unknown. There are some allergies to local anesthetics in multi-dose vials, but dentists don't use those. ...Read more

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Can you suggest an OTC oral anesthetic rinse?

Depends what you're : using it for? Sore tooth? Gums? Throat? Need more info to answer accurately. Best to contact your dentist especially if it involves your teeth and gums. There are many products to choose from! Thanks! ...Read more

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Treating Oral Thrush (Checklist)

Dab nystatin liquid onto the oral thrush, if approved by the doctor
4x day
Sterilize bottles, nipples, and pacifiers in boiling water
2x week
Look for thrush on the baby's inner cheeks and gums
2x week
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Any alternatives to oral antihistamines?

Any alternatives to oral antihistamines?

Depends: It depends on what symptoms you are treating. Assuming that you are treating seasonal allergy symptoms, you could also try prescription nasal sprays, singulair, (montelukast) or allergy shots. ...Read more

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Can sore throat phenol oral anesthetic spray be swallowed?

Can sore throat phenol oral anesthetic spray be swallowed?

Anestheic oral spray: The anesthetic oral spray is meant to work locally on the area you are spraying it on. It is not meant to be swallowed. In general, you don't to swallow it, as it numbs the voice box area and esophagus and increases your chance of aspiration. Having said that, if you swallow a small amount, it will wear off within a half hour and you can resume eating and drinking. Reaction is a rare possibility. ...Read more

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Can I use Lidocaine Hydrochloride oral Topical for sunburn relief?

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Can I use Lidocaine Hydrochloride oral Topical for sunburn relief?

Yes, you can: However, Aloe Vera is the most commonly used topical gel for sunburn relief pain. ...Read more

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Is lupin oral steroids?

Is lupin oral steroids?

Nope: Lupin pharmaceuticals will be introducing a corticosteroid nasal spray in the us for adults and teenagers. The active ingredient is the same corticosteroid used in Nasacort (triamcinolone) AQ and is indicated for seasonal & perennial allergic rhinitis. Lupin is also a flowering plant whose only allergy relevance is that flour made from lupin when eaten may trigger anaphylaxis in persons allergic to peanut. Wow! ...Read more

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What are common oral local anesthetics?

What are common oral local anesthetics?

Varies: Topical-benzocaine, injection types are often lidocaine, articaine, mepivicaine, bupivicaine. There are others as well and other formulations of these but these are the basic and most common anesthetics. Some have epinephirine (at diff concentrations) to make it work better and longer and some don't. ...Read more

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Would my allergy medicine react with novocain (procaine)?

Would my allergy medicine react with novocain (procaine)?

No: A reaction between you allery medication and dental novocaine (a brand name for dental anesthesia) should not happen. ...Read more

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Will an oral atihistimine help with skin allergies?

Will an oral atihistimine help with skin allergies?

It depends: It depends on what type of skin allergy symptoms you have. In general, skin allergies are often referred to dermatitis and hives. Antihistamine is the initial treatment of choice for hives. In dermatitis, it helps decrease pruritus or itchy sensation but does not treat the underlying inflammation. ...Read more

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What is lidocaine hydrochloride oral topical solution 2% ?

What is lidocaine hydrochloride oral topical solution 2% ?

Topical pain relieve: It is a topical pain reliever used for mouth sores like canker sores and cold sores. ...Read more

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Is xylocaine (lidocaine) oral solution good for a toothache?

Temporally : Minimally effective and temporally due to wash out by saliva. Try to see dentist for addressing underlining problem. ...Read more

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Which is lidocaine hydrochloride oral topical solution udp 2% ?

Which is lidocaine hydrochloride oral topical solution udp 2% ?

Anesthetic Solution: It is a solution of anesthetic that is used to reduce pain in your mouth due to an ulcer, painful tooth or even recent surgery. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Anesthetic (Definition)

Anesthetics's are a class of drugs which cause a reversible loss of sensation. The 2 main classes are general and local. General anesthetics cause unconsciousness and total loss of sensation. Local anesthetics cause loss of sensation ...Read more