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Toxic Blood Levels Of Lidocaine
Lidocaine toxicity: If the epidural needle or catheter enters a vein and not detected, the local anesthetic will enter your circulatory system instead of the epidural space. Symptoms and signs of toxicity will occur, first a numbness and tingling of your lips and tongue, fullness in ears, jitteriness. Can progress to seizures and cardiac arrest. Although technically a misplacement more a problem of detection early. ...Read more
If the epidural: is placed too close to a vein and the local anesthetic enters you body you will feel anxious, tingling around mouth, ear fullness, which may progress to twitching, seizures, and to cardiac problems if progress. Medications are given in small amounts with tests to prevent this complication ...Read more
Dental: Is it true that endodontist's did not have the use of lidocaine when doing root canals in the late 1950's resulting in "cold-blood" treatment?
Having blurry vision after gargling with 10 ml of viscous lidocaine 2%. Gargled and swallowed at 5pm and gargles and spit at 11pm. Toxicity?
Lidocaine anesthetic: induces systemic anesthesia & individual response (as with most Rx single molecule tools) varies considerably. The 6 hours of ingestion is far longer than needed for full absorption. Why taking viscous lidocaine in the first place, not a commonly used treatment strategy outside hospitals, & for good reasons. The main toxicity if largely reversible anesthetic (blocks nerve transmission) response. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Caustic ingestion: If someone drinks a corrosive alkali substance, such as drain cleaner, which contains sodium or potassium hydroxide; it will be diagnosed based on information provided in a history, not by a blood test. Symptoms may vary. Patients may complain of pain in the mouth/throat, chest or stomach, or painful/difficult swallowing. They may have vomiting or belly tenderness, if the GI tract has perforated. ...Read more
My blood Mag level is 2.4 ( normal is 1.5-2.5) I take 480mgs of glycinate/day. Do I need to lessen that from going of 2.5 in my blood tests? Toxicity?
Quit using it: The supplement you are taking is not doing you any good other than lightening your wallet. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
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