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How Does Lidocaine Work In Reducing Pain
Got corticosteriod in 8 locations of iliopsoas. 45% of the pain still remains. 9 days over. Did it really work? It was depomodrel + lidocaine shot.
Depends on pt: 55% improvement of pain is pretty good. Often, a 2nd or even 3rd set of shots may need to be done to achieve complete pain relief. It all depends on the patient - some patients would be completely satisfied with 55% improvement, while others would definitely want further treatment. ...Read more
Chronic neck pain, just read about lidocaine 5 patch. Why has no Dr told to me about these. Do they work deeper than skin? Seems little side effects
You are right and : Can be used for attempts to control your symptoms with small risks of any side effects. ...Read more
How do I stop sever root canal pain? I'm allergic to lidocaine and no dentist will work on me. This is my second time going through this pain.
How does aspercreme work? Is it just a pain reliever or does it help heal? Ankle tendonitis feeling much better with aspercreme than lidocaine patches
See details: If it makes you feel better then it works. ...Read more
Burning face pain - bilateral. No diagnosis. Taking gabapentin. Doesn't always work. Can I use lidocaine ointment USP 5% on my face? Thank you.
Diagnosis!: “diagnosis” is defined as identifying the nature or cause of something. Without a diagnosis, its just a guessing game. You can use Lidocaine patch 5%; applying the prescribed number of patches, usually only once a day for up to 12 hours or as directed by your treated doctor. Rec see pain management or orofacial pain specialist for diagnosis and medication adjustment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not very effective: Viscous Lidocaine does work on the skin, especially on the inner forearm and other areas where the epidermis is very thin but not very effective and it takes a fair amount of time. Other forms of topical local anesthetics are much more effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"Doesn't work"?: Hard to understand why Lidocaine "doesn't work" for you. Did you have it for a nerve block (dental, regional anesthesia, spinal, or epidural)? Did you use it on skin? Was it injected to numb an area for surgery or to drain an infection? In most of these scenarios, it is usually other factors that cause failure to archive numbness - not a resistance to lidocaine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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