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Is there any value to lidocaine and streptomycin injection that dentists give to tn patients?

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In brief: TN

Some practitioners believe the combination gives more profound relief for tn.
According to a study done at ucla the combination is no more effective than Lidocaine alone, and may exhibit more side effects.

In brief: TN

Some practitioners believe the combination gives more profound relief for tn.
According to a study done at ucla the combination is no more effective than Lidocaine alone, and may exhibit more side effects.
Dr. Anthony D'Amico
Dr. Anthony D'Amico
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Dr. Kyle Shank
Dentistry

In brief: Unfamiliar

This is a treatment I am unfamiliar with.
I cannot think of a reason to administer this injection as a dentist.

In brief: Unfamiliar

This is a treatment I am unfamiliar with.
I cannot think of a reason to administer this injection as a dentist.
Dr. Kyle Shank
Dr. Kyle Shank
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Dr. David Kam
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Be aware!

Streptomycin is an old ototoxic antibiotic that can cause permanent hearing lost.
It is seldom used due to this side effect! it may be used for multidrug resistant tb! can't understand why dentists in tn will use it.

In brief: Be aware!

Streptomycin is an old ototoxic antibiotic that can cause permanent hearing lost.
It is seldom used due to this side effect! it may be used for multidrug resistant tb! can't understand why dentists in tn will use it.
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam
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