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Dr. Bruce Pope
105 Doctors shared insights

Oral Anesthetic (Overview)

Oral anesthetic is an anesthetic agent.


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What happen if I swallowed oral anesthetic anbesol?

What happen if I swallowed oral anesthetic anbesol?

Probably nothing: It isn't unusual to swallow or taste a little after you apply it to your gums for a canker sore or toothache. But be careful--an overdose of the medication (benzocaine) in anbesol can lead to a dangerous condition called methemoglobinemia, which deprives your system of oxygen. Never use adult strength anbesol for children or babies. Follow the directions carefully and use only a little at a time. ...Read more

Dr. Bruce Pope
105 Doctors shared insights

Oral Anesthetic (Overview)

Oral anesthetic is an anesthetic agent.


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What can happen if someone drinks an entire bottle of oral anesthetic?

What can happen if someone drinks an entire bottle of oral anesthetic?

Nothing good: Hopefully this has resolved in the week since you posted this. You need to know exactly what was ingested, how much if possible and a poison control number in case this happens again. Please use a more immediately responsive system than this such as 911 or poison control. ...Read more

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Oral anesthetic (Tip)

Why do I need oral surgery? What are the benefits? What are the risks? ...See more

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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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Is it safer to use lacane or the oral anesthetic for waxing?

Waxing: Oral anesthetics work only in the mouth and are not topical anesthetics. Lacane (sp) I think you mean Lidocaine and it does come as a topical cream so I would use that. ...Read more

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My one year old found a hall (cough suppressant. Oral anesthetic)it's used for sore throat and coughing. Should I be worried?

My one year old found a hall (cough suppressant. Oral anesthetic)it's used for sore throat and coughing. Should I be worried?

Yes: I would be much more concerned about aspiration and it becoming lodged in the airway (possible emergency). ...Read more

Dr. Greg Rubin Dr. Rubin
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Oral anesthetic (Tip)

Can your oral surgeon bill your health insurance? ...See more

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Treating Oral Thrush (Checklist)

Dab nystatin liquid onto the oral thrush, if approved by the doctor
4x day
Sterilize bottles, nipples, and pacifiers in boiling water
2x week
Look for thrush on the baby's inner cheeks and gums
2x week
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Which is more effective anbesol oral anesthetic or oragel?

Which is more effective anbesol oral anesthetic or oragel?

Same but...: They are the same but be aware the fda has announce that use of benzacaine in children under the age of 4 is dangerous because of a rare but sometimes fatal condition called methemoglobinemia. This is a disorder in which the amount of oxygen carried through the blood stream is greatly reduced. I would not use these products on toddlers and infants. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to swallow phenol oral anesthetic?

Is it dangerous to swallow phenol oral anesthetic?

Phenol Oral: Generally speaking, I you ingest small and/or recommended amounts of phenol oral anesthetic, you should not have a problem unless you are hypersensitive to the analgesic. ...Read more

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Oral anesthetic (Tip)

Ask if you need to take Amoxicillin or another antibiotic a few days before your oral surgery. ...See more

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What are the side effects of chloraseptic oral anesthetic sore throat spray?

What are the side effects of chloraseptic oral anesthetic sore throat spray?

Allergic reactions: Chloraseptic spray is an oral anesthetic and analgesic combination. It works by numbing the painful or irritated areas I would not use it
if you are allergic to any ingredient in chloraseptic spray or you have a history of allergic reaction to local anesthetics (eg, benzocaine). If you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or breast-feeding I would consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Can oral anesthetic really make your penis last longer in bed?

Can oral anesthetic really make your penis last longer in bed?

Not it cant.: If it did you would probably be sleeping away and not participating. Its about quality time not quantity time. ...Read more

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Oral anesthetic (Tip)

Ask him what complications does he or she most regularly see with oral surgery that they provide. ...See more

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Can you overdose on oral anesthetic paste?

Can you overdose on oral anesthetic paste?

Yes: People have died from to much anesthetic. It is rare but it can happen. Your dentist knows how much to give safely.

If you are using an anesthetic paste at home for an oral condition, short term use is ok. If the pain lasts a long time, you really need to get it checked out. If it is not for an oral condition, you are using the product in a manner for which it is not intended. You can od! ...Read more

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Can I overdose too much on oral anesthetic paste?

Can I overdose too much on oral anesthetic paste?

Yes: Yes. Follow the instructions on the package concerning dosage, and you'll be fine. ...Read more

Dr. Arman Roksar Dr. Roksar
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Oral anesthetic (Tip)

Ask the oral surgeon if IV sedation is necessary for the procedure that you need? ...See more

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Can you suggest an OTC oral anesthetic rinse?

Depends what you're: Using it for? Sore tooth? Gums? Throat? Need more info to answer accurately. Best to contact your dentist especially if it involves your teeth and gums. There are many products to choose from! Thanks! ...Read more

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What can happen if someone drinks an entire bottle of oral anesthetic?

Nothing good: Hopefully this has resolved in the week since you posted this. You need to know exactly what was ingested, how much if possible and a poison control number in case this happens again. Please use a more immediately responsive system than this such as 911 or poison control. ...Read more

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Oral anesthetic (Tip)

Indication? Recovery time? Possible results? Complications? Follow up visits? Antibiotics? Pain? ...See more

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Can you overdose on oral anesthetic paste?

Yes: People have died from to much anesthetic. It is rare but it can happen. Your dentist knows how much to give safely.

If you are using an anesthetic paste at home for an oral condition, short term use is ok. If the pain lasts a long time, you really need to get it checked out. If it is not for an oral condition, you are using the product in a manner for which it is not intended. You can od! ...Read more

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Can I overdose too much on oral anesthetic paste?

Yes: Yes. Follow the instructions on the package concerning dosage, and you'll be fine. ...Read more

Dr. Sam Markzar Dr. Markzar
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Oral anesthetic (Tip)

Is the treatment necessary? Is it a selective procedure? What are the consequences if no treatment? ...See more

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Is it safer to use lacane or the oral anesthetic for waxing?

Waxing: Oral anesthetics work only in the mouth and are not topical anesthetics. Lacane (sp) I think you mean Lidocaine and it does come as a topical cream so I would use that. ...Read more

Dr. Todd Sontag Dr. Sontag
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Oral anesthetic (Tip)

If you smoke- there are many things out there to help you quit. ...See more

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Do you think I should use lacane or the oral anesthetic for waxing?

Lidocaine: Oral anesthetic will only work on mucous membrane. Not where hair grows. Local anesthetic like Lidocaine works great especially for the mustashe and chin area. Dental boards usually Prohibit dentists giving anesthesia for waxing. ...Read more

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What happen if I swallowed oral anesthetic anbesol?

Probably nothing: It isn't unusual to swallow or taste a little after you apply it to your gums for a canker sore or toothache. But be careful--an overdose of the medication (benzocaine) in anbesol can lead to a dangerous condition called methemoglobinemia, which deprives your system of oxygen. Never use adult strength anbesol for children or babies. Follow the directions carefully and use only a little at a time. ...Read more

Dr. Elden Rand Dr. Rand
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Oral anesthetic (Tip)

Ask if there are types of food you shouldn't eat right after surgery. ...See more

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What happens if someone swallowed an oral anesthetic (anbesol)?

What happens if someone swallowed an oral anesthetic (anbesol)?

Probably nothing: It isn't unusual to swallow or taste a little after you apply it to your gums for a canker sore or toothache. But be careful--an overdose of the medication (benzocaine) in anbesol can lead to a dangerous condition called methemoglobinemia, which deprives your system of oxygen. Never use adult strength anbesol for children or babies. Follow the directions carefully and use only a little at a time. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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Anesthetic (Definition)

Anesthetics's are a class of drugs which cause a reversible loss of sensation. The 2 main classes are general and local. General anesthetics cause unconsciousness and total loss of sensation. Local anesthetics cause loss of sensation ...Read more