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I'm having a very painful injection in my toe soon. Will emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream would work to numb it?

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Dr. William Jenkins
Anesthesiology
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In brief: EMLA (lidocaine and prilocaine)

Yes Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream applied prior to the injection for the recommended time will decrease any pain associated with a needle injection.

In brief: EMLA (lidocaine and prilocaine)

Yes Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream applied prior to the injection for the recommended time will decrease any pain associated with a needle injection.
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