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Do lidocaine patches work?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
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In brief: Yes.

They work for a variety of cutaneous pain syndromes.

In brief: Yes.

They work for a variety of cutaneous pain syndromes.
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In brief: Depends

On the surface of skin or gum tissue, yes.
Deeper, no. It will not typically numb a tooth.

In brief: Depends

On the surface of skin or gum tissue, yes.
Deeper, no. It will not typically numb a tooth.
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