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Is it possible for me to use a piece of lidocaine patch to numb a toothache?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brian Nichol
Anesthesiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

Lidoderm patches should only be used on intact skin.
Aspirin is an excellent analgesic for tooth pain but often dental pain is secondary to an abscess which requires antibiotic treatment prior to dental procedures. Contact your dentist

In brief: No

Lidoderm patches should only be used on intact skin.
Aspirin is an excellent analgesic for tooth pain but often dental pain is secondary to an abscess which requires antibiotic treatment prior to dental procedures. Contact your dentist
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Doubtful

I doubt that a patch can give sufficient anesthesia to a tooth root from the skin.

In brief: Doubtful

I doubt that a patch can give sufficient anesthesia to a tooth root from the skin.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Dental Treatment

is the only option for your dental care.
Take NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC and see your dentist ASAP for evaluation, x-rays and treatment.

In brief: Dental Treatment

is the only option for your dental care.
Take NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC and see your dentist ASAP for evaluation, x-rays and treatment.
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In brief: Won't work

you'll need to see a dentist to evaluate and treat that tooth.

In brief: Won't work

you'll need to see a dentist to evaluate and treat that tooth.
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