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Is It Okay To Use Lidocaine On Gums
Depends why: Lidocaine may be injected into the gums safely by your dentist for pain relief. If you are talking about using Lidocaine for teething pain in babies, the answer would be no. This would not be safe. Your pediatrician can recommend better remedies to help with teething pain. A cold teething ring often helps. If this doesn't answer your question, let us know! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I stole lidocaine & prilocaine cream from the dermalogist office, and put them on my gum, is this okay?
For so many reasons: Stealing is wrong. Misusing medications is wrong and can be dangerous. Practicing dentistry without a license is wrong and can be dangerous. Please make a dental appointment for resolution of your mouth issues. Please reimburse the dermatologist. Please don't do this again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having a different local anaesthesia not a lidocaine family for tooth out, whats chances of anaphylaxis from the drug injection into my gum?
What do you advise if i stole lidocaine & prilocaine cream from the dermalogist office, and put them on my gum?
Symptom vs. cause: By applying Lidocaine ; prilocaine cream will ameliorate the gums pain. However if you just treat the symptoms you will at best get temporary relief. If you treat the cause, you can get rid of the problem and the symptoms. Remember, without a diagnosis, its just a guessing game. Rec.: see your dentist for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have an oral Lidocaine gel, can I use it before going to dentist to ease Novocaine injection site pain? My gums are very sensitive and swollen now.
Yes: More important is to improve your oral hygiene routine by brushing after any food intake and flossng twice a day. ...Read more
I'm 9wks pregnant can I use lidocaine viscous 2% solution for swishing for gum swelling or blister?
Not wise: Before using any medication ck w your OB. Your "gum swelling or blister" indicates an infection. Cause of the infection needs to be determined and treated. Gum disease during pregnancy can result in short term low birth weight babies. Lidocaine is a temporary pain killer, not an infection cure. See your Dentist immediately. Consultation w Periodontist (gum/bone specialist) may be in order. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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