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How much lidocaine should be injected for tooth pain?

How much lidocaine should be injected for tooth pain?

Enough to stop it: There is a maximum of any drug that should be used for a patient in a given time. The amount of 2% Lidocaine for instance is over 20-25 ml in a short time. Generally, to numb a tooth only 2-4 ml is needed. Different anesthetic drugs have different durations, effectiveness, and maximum doses. Your doctor will know which is right for each drug and keep within safe guidelines at all times. ...Read more

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Where do you inject lidocaine and septocaine for dental work ?

Where do you inject lidocaine and septocaine for dental work ?

Depends on the Tooth: For upper teeth, the injection is normally right next to the tooth, on the outside, where the cheek/lip is. For surgery, another injection on the palate is needed. For lower teeth, the injection is normally near the back of the mouth on that side, where the jaw bone starts going up towards the ear. There are other types of injections also. It depends on the tooth and the planned procedure. ...Read more

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Hello Dr Druz, on February 24, I had a dental visit. The dentist injected 4 needles if lidocaine and epinephrine. Withing 1 minute I started experiencing tremors, hot flashes, cold hands and feet, fatigue. 911 was called, I was then taken to the hospital

Hello Dr Druz, on February 24, I had a dental visit. The dentist injected 4 needles if lidocaine and epinephrine. Withing 1 minute I started experiencing tremors, hot flashes, cold hands and feet, fatigue. 911 was called, I was then taken to the hospital

Be careful: you most probably had a reaction to the epinephrine or it was injected into a blood vessel. In any event make sure you tell anyone working on you and they want to give you an anesthetic injection tell them what happened and insist they use a different anesthetic besides lidocaine with epinephrine. There are plenty other choices ...Read more

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What to do if my gum are kinda numb. it is 2.5% lidocaine and 2.5% prilocaine do I need to put more on my teeth?

What to do if my gum are kinda numb. it is 2.5% lidocaine and 2.5% prilocaine do I need to put more on my teeth?

Dangerous: It is dangerous to self-medicate. Where did you get this agent, and what do you think it's going to do? Please stop applying these anesthetics and immediately call a Periodontist, a gum specialist, of care. ...Read more

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My gums are kinda numb. It is 2.5% lidocaine and 2.5% prilocaine do I need to put more on my teeth?

My gums are kinda numb. It is 2.5% lidocaine and 2.5% prilocaine do I need to put more on my teeth?

Topicals: Other than for some temporary relief of abrasions or certain sores in your mouth, topical anesthetics will not cure or resolve the cause of the problem which needs to be addressed by a dentist. See a dentist to determine the problem and the best way to treat it. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about wisdom teeth pulled done by novocaine or lidocaine?

Common Procedure: Novocaine or Lidocaine are one of several types of local anesthetics administered to anesthetize or numb the areas where the teeth are to be removed. Many patients have wisdom teeth surgery just with local anesthesia and do well. You will be able to feel the sensation of pressure and be fully aware of the procedure, but should not feel any pain (sharp sensation). ...Read more

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Part of my tongue and gums are numb. It is 2.5% lidocaine and 2.5% prilocaine. Do I need to put more on my teeth?

No: You need to be immediately examined by a dentist. An internal infection may be putting pressure on your nerves. Failure to treat can result in permanent damage. ...Read more

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Wondering if it's okay to inject lidocaine viscous into gums?

Wondering if it's okay to inject lidocaine viscous into gums?

Bad idea: No one othe than a trained professional should ever inject anything into your body , including your gums. Viscous Lidocaine is not meant for injection. You can do yourself serious harm. ...Read more

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