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Is it safe to use anbesol (or any numbing drug) on hymen before breaking it?

Is it safe to use anbesol (or any numbing drug) on hymen before breaking it?

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 more

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Can you tell me more about anbesol?

Can you tell me more about anbesol?

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

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Baby orjael swabs took a lot of the pain away, why does it work better than the adult anbesol?

Baby orjael swabs took a lot of the pain away, why does it work better than the adult anbesol?

Yes: Actually, both orajel and anbesol have several different formulas but the basic original solutions both contain Benzocaine which is a local anesthetic ...Read more

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How much alcohol is in anbesol ?

How much alcohol is in anbesol ?

70%: Benzocaine is the active ingredient in anbesol, but the first ingredient (therefore the highest concentration) listed is benzyl alcohol. See http://westbalto.A-1associates.Com/links/drugs.Htm. ...Read more

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Could you mix anbesol with chloraseptic?

Could you mix anbesol with chloraseptic?

Read the label: If both of them list Benzocaine as an active ingredient, you should not mix them. If not, it is probably ok.. There are different over-the counter formulas available. Always, when not sure, check with the doctor. ...Read more

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Swallowing anbesol how much is dangerous?

Swallowing anbesol how much is dangerous?

Try not to swallow.: Anbesol (benzocaine) is a "topical" anesthetic that is used to soothe skin or mucous membrane or oral pain. It should not be swallowed. Some people can have an allergy to this medicine, and this drug can sometimes cause serious side effects. ...Read more