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Could an over-the-counter topical anesthetic make it easier to make a deep cut into skin?

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In brief: Local anesthetic

No. The topical agent may cross the epidermis, but won't get deep into the dermis.

In brief: Local anesthetic

No. The topical agent may cross the epidermis, but won't get deep into the dermis.
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