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Is it safe to request benzocaine gel as an anesthetic before the nurse inserts my Foley catheter?
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
In brief: Lidocaine gel best
Very safe. Will sting a little at first, but urethra will be numb once stinging has worn off.
Go for it!

In brief: Lidocaine gel best
Very safe. Will sting a little at first, but urethra will be numb once stinging has worn off.
Go for it!
Dr. George Klauber
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