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Numbing the vagina: Anbesol is not indicated for use in vaginal area. If you want to use numbing medicine you need to see a doctor to get a prescription for a specially formulated vaginal numbing medications. You could use numbing medicine but you also have to be aware they may decrease the pain but will cause other potentially unpleasant sensations. Numbing is not same as anesthesizing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sexually active for the past 1 month, vagina still very tight (need to use anbesol sometimes to numb), penis cannot go all the way in, help!
Should be ok: Not sure how well it will work. ...Read more
Topical anesthetic: Anbesol contains the local anesthetic Benzocaine and will numb oral exposed nerve endings. It is recommended for people over the age of 2 only. It can help with toothache, canker sores or other oral lesions. Use caution if you have methemaglobinemia history or are allergic to ester local anesthetics. Follow usage instructions accurately to prevent over exposure and serious side effects. ...Read more
No,: not that you are able to use on your own ...Read more