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Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: Timing is crucial

It works by temporarily numbing the skin and surrounding area before surgical procedure or skin injection.
Timing is crucial for the desired results. It is usually applied at least 1 hour before needle sticks and 2 hours before minor skin procedures. If concerned, it is always good to consult with your treating physician.

In brief: Timing is crucial

It works by temporarily numbing the skin and surrounding area before surgical procedure or skin injection.
Timing is crucial for the desired results. It is usually applied at least 1 hour before needle sticks and 2 hours before minor skin procedures. If concerned, it is always good to consult with your treating physician.
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