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Is there any value to lidocaine and streptomycin injection that dentists give to tn patients?

TN: Some practitioners believe the combination gives more profound relief for tn. According to a study done at ucla the combination is no more effective than Lidocaine alone, and may exhibit more side effects. ...Read more

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Streptomycin (Definition)

Streptomycin is an aminoglycoside which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more


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Are there any lidocaine alternatives for heart patient at dentist?

Lidocaine: Lidocaine isn't the problem usually.It's the Epinephrine that in the lidocaine.Use ldocaine with no vasoconstrictor such as epi. ...Read more

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I suffer from agoraphobia (fear of needles) at the dentist. I heard of lidocaine spray and gel. Do they work the same as the injection? I need help...

I suffer from agoraphobia (fear of needles) at the dentist. I heard of lidocaine spray and gel. Do they work the same as the injection? I need help...

ATT & Exposure Tx: 3-5% of population estimated 2 have a needle phobia-"trypanophobia." it's poorly understood & prevents many from seeking medical/dental care. It's unlike other phobias: they generally cause heart rate & BP 2 rise + feelings of panic. But trypanophobia causes heart rate & BP 2 fall + fainting. Learn applied tension technique: http://bit.Ly/11imvmd a clinical psychologist doing exposure tx can help. ...Read more

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Can getting lidocaine shots from the dentist for tooth removal cause death?

Can getting lidocaine shots from the dentist for tooth removal cause death?

Very low probability: As with any drug, there is a therapeutic level and toxic level. For dental anesthetics there is a large difference in the amount of drug that is typically used for dental procedures and the toxic amount. If the anesthetic is inadvertently injected in an artery, there could be life threatening effects, but this is also extremely rare. ...Read more

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What can I expect when getting injected with lidocaine(xylocaine) from the dentist?

Pinch then pressure: Local anesthetics like Lidocaine when injected will produce a prick (unless they swab the area with topical anesthetic first) then burning or lot of pressure when the local is injected. You may feel a. Shock sensation if he/ she gets close to a nerve. ...Read more

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What must be done before a dentist administers citanest or lidocaine?

3 steps: 1. Informed consent explained and signed, 2. All vital signs should be taken with monitoring for 10 minutes, 3. Topical anesthetics are applied. ...Read more

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