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I was diagnosed with anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment, had a shot of Lidocaine and Kenalog. What other treatment options are there?

I was diagnosed with anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment, had a shot of Lidocaine and Kenalog. What other treatment options are there?

Any nerve: Hopefully someone is also using one of the neuropathic pain meds you should have had at least 50% pain relief for 6 wks to have another. Be careful with nerve destruction because there can be a severe neuritis happen with a peripheral nerve ...Read more

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Dr. Fernando Garcia-Dorta
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Lidocaine (Definition)

It is a common local anesthetic belonging to the 'amide' group of anesthetics. In dentistry, it is injected into the areas of the mouth to produce profound local ...Read more


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I received 10 cc of kenalog/lidocaine/marcaine. This is a steroid but not the same as cortisone? How long will the effects last.

I received 10 cc of kenalog/lidocaine/marcaine.  This is a steroid but not the same as cortisone? How long will the effects last.

Weeks: Kenalog is a depot form of steroid. It is designed to slowly release steroids over the course of a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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How can I make a lidocaine injection ?

How can I make a lidocaine injection ?

You should not: inject anything you made

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Please help! what is the proper procedure for giving a lidocaine injection?

Clean, test, inject: Clean the area with an alcohol wipe. insert needle, aspirate back to be sure you are not in a blood vessel, then inject. ...Read more

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To what extent would an injection of lidocaine typically cost?

It depends: Solution (lidocaine hcl injection) 0.5% (50 ml): $3.43 1% (50 ml): $1.04 1.5% (20 ml): $9.71 2% (50 ml): $1.19 4% (5 ml): $4.24. This is one of the many formulations, and this is only the price that you'd pay if you pick it up from pharmacy, not the price the hospital will charge you. ...Read more

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How dangerous would a kenalog injection be?

How dangerous would a kenalog injection be?

Minimal: If the kenalog is to be used for a joint injection and the injection is done under sterile conditions, there is little danger for the kenalog injection. It also be given as an injection intramuscularly to reduce inflammatory symptoms and again is not typically dangerous. Diabetics might see a rise in glucose levels for a short time. ...Read more

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Are kenalog injections effective?

Are kenalog injections effective?

For what?: Kenalog injections are effective for a number of disorders. Which one did you have in mind? ...Read more

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Can you feel the effects of a lidocaine injection when you take suboxone?

Lidocaine : Hello , there should be no direct interaction between the two drugs you should feel the lidocaine. Lidocaine acts locally where it is placed , suboxone works in the central brain. ...Read more

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I'm going to have surgery soon and am wanting to know if the injection (lidocaine) hurts and how much?

I'm going to have surgery soon and am wanting to know if the injection (lidocaine) hurts and how much?

Likely: Most of the local anesthetics cause some pain when they are injected in sensitive areas of the body. It usually hurts first after injected and the it goes away. Different people experience pain different ways so some think it hurts a lot, some are ok. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Kenalog (Definition)

Kenalog is a corticosteroid which is a kind of ...Read more


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