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What is the definition or description of: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) allergy?

Emla allergy: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) is an anesthetic medication. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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What would happen if I used too much emla (lidocaine and prilocaine)?

What would happen if I used too much emla (lidocaine and prilocaine)?

Methemoglobinemia: Too much Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) could possibly cause methemoglobinemia which is a condition where the blood does not carry oxygen as it should. This is serious and life threatening, . ...Read more

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Has anyone used emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) for waxing?

Has anyone used emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) for waxing?

Thanks for asking!: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream applied over large surfaces can cause toxicity. It should be reserved for small areas of the skin. ...Read more

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Can I put lidocaine or emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) on the abscess to try ease pain?

Can I put lidocaine or emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) on the abscess to try ease pain?

No: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) not only would only be ineffective in relieving the pain but could harm you by absorbing into your body with toxicity. ...Read more

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What is an emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) patch?

What is an emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) patch?

Lidocaine: This is a topical anesthetic that normally is used to numb up the skin prior to a procedure. Or injection. Often used in children who may need to have blood drawn, etc. ...Read more

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How can I get emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream 5%?

Ask doctor: Ask your doctor. It's a prescription. That's the only way to get it legally in the U.S. ...Read more

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Where can you purchase emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) numbing cream?

Sorry,: I simply don't know - in my practice as anesthesiologist, this prescription medicine is only available to use in the in-hospital or surgicenter settings ...Read more

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How effective is emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) numbing cream for extended sex?

How effective is emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) numbing cream for extended sex?

Somewhat: It will depend upon the amount applied, how long you leave it on (at least 1 hr to get best results) and your body metabolizes it.
The only way to know is to try it. As long as you're not using gallons of it, every day, you should not be worried about a toxic dose. ...Read more

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What is the generic OTC emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream called?

Lidocaine–Prilocaine: Lidocaine 2.5% – prilocaine 2.5%. If you ask your pharmacist for "emla cream" they can direct you. ...Read more

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Does emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream prevent injection hurting?

Topical anesthetic: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) is a topical anesthetic and can help with injection site pain. It won't take all the pain away, but it can help. Talk to your doctor before applying it without direction. ...Read more

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Could emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream prevent a lidocaine injection hurting?

Yes: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) can prevent or greatly reduce the pain for a needle injection. ...Read more

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Does emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream prevent a lidocaine injection from hurting?

It can: Topical analgesia with Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) can help reduce the pain of any injection. ...Read more

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Has anyone had any experience using emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) numbing cream for piercing?

Used in kids: I've heard it being used on kids when they get earpiercings.
It's a topical anesthetic, kinda like novacaine. It's not perfect, but it does numb the area. ...Read more

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Can you describe emla cream (lidocaine and prilocaine) for IV insertion during labor?

Yes: Yes. It should have no appreciable affects on the baby in the doses used to start iv's. ...Read more

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Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) or lidocaine on perianal abscess, which works better?

Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) or lidocaine on perianal abscess, which works better?

Neither: Will resolve an abscess. Abscesses need to be surgically drained in the office or operating room depending on the size location and your surgeon. ...Read more

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Could you buy emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) lidocaine cream at a pharmacy or online?

You can: By from "canada drugs" on line.
https://www. Canadadrugs. Com/products/emla-cream
hope it helps. ...Read more

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