Top
10
Doctor insights on: To Smear Xylocaine On The Skin Can Prevent A Paper Cut From Hurting

Share
Dr. James Dukelow
65 doctors shared insights

Lidocaine Hydrochloride (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


3

3
I have a paper cut like scratch on my finger, from the middle to pad of my index finger . The top few layers are cut and it hurts. How long would it t?

I have a paper cut like scratch on my finger, from the middle to pad of my index finger . The top few layers are cut and it hurts. How long would it t?

Liquid bandage: If you buy some liquid bandage the pain would stop immediately. Make sure to wash your hands and dry them well before applying. With out this, try a bandaid and that may help. Usually without treatment the pain will last for a couple days. ...Read more

4

4
Why does a paper cut hurt so much when it is such a tiny injury?

Why does a paper cut hurt so much when it is such a tiny injury?

Skin: There are many pain receptors found on the skin. Likely meant to protect us. It is also exposed to the air which increases the pain. Make sure it is very clean and cover with neosporin and a bandaid. Follow up for any signs of infection. All the best. ...Read more

5

5
The flaps on the inside of my vagina are dry, and it hurts when I wipe with toliet paper almost like a paper cut what should I do?

The flaps on the inside of my vagina are dry, and it hurts when I wipe with toliet paper almost like a paper cut what should I do?

Many causes...: Causes of these symptoms include a yeast infection, Herpes, allergic reaction, tissue trauma from sexual intercourse, etc. You can get fissures in this area that are a lot like paper cuts. You would need an exam to know for sure. Best wishes! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
I've developed small paper cut like wounds on my palm side of my right hand, they hurt & a couple of them are bleeding. My hands aren't dry at all. ?

I've developed small paper cut like wounds on my palm side of my right hand, they hurt & a couple of them are bleeding. My hands aren't dry at all. ?

Liquid bandage: One of the best things to use to get small cuts like this to stop hurting immediately is a liquid bandage. There are several brands, one is called NuSkin. It stings when you put it on but it stops soon and then it seals them off and stops the pain. Make sure to was you skin with warm water and soap well before applying and make sure the skin is dried completely before applying. ...Read more

8

8
Piece of plastic hit me in the eye, it feels like a paper cut.Eye burn and is run. Only hurt when open eyes wash with water & refresh for eyes

Piece of plastic hit me in the eye, it feels like a paper cut.Eye burn and is run. Only hurt when open eyes wash with water & refresh for eyes

It : It sounds like a corneal abrasion. It is a very painful condition but fortunately resolves quickly. Corneal abrasion expose your cornea to infection so you should be treated with an antibiotic as a prophylaxis. You should be seen by an ophthalmologist to make sure that there is no ruptured globe and to make sure that all foreign material is removed. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
What happens if I use super-glue for a paper cut, for bonding the skin together?

What happens if I use super-glue for a paper cut, for bonding the skin together?

Superglue: Superglue was used by trauma surgeons in vietnam to glue the edges of lacerated livers together (ever try to sew liver?). Works great. It also works perfectly fine in normal skin wounds, and is non-toxic. The only reason it hasn't been approved by the fda for this purpose is that the studies would cost millions, and who's going to pay them? Superglue has long since passed off-patent. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
66 doctors shared insights

Xylocaine (Definition)

Xylocaine is a leukotriene inhibitor which is a kind of ...Read more