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Does a chicken pox vaccine hurt more than a novocain (procaine) shot?
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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine
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In brief: Not as bad.
1 of the effects of lydicane is to numb the area but unfortunately there's a burning sensation as that process takes place within the nerve cells.
The vaccine does not contain any numbing medication so ironically it will hurt less than getting numbing medication does. You should have no trouble.

In brief: Not as bad.
1 of the effects of lydicane is to numb the area but unfortunately there's a burning sensation as that process takes place within the nerve cells.
The vaccine does not contain any numbing medication so ironically it will hurt less than getting numbing medication does. You should have no trouble.
Dr. Vance Harris
Dr. Vance Harris
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David Miller
Family Medicine
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In brief: Novocain (procaine) stings!
It's one of the great ironies of medicine that anesthetics like lidocain, novocain (procaine) and marcain are particularly painful to inject.
It is doubtful that a vaccine would hurt that much.

In brief: Novocain (procaine) stings!
It's one of the great ironies of medicine that anesthetics like lidocain, novocain (procaine) and marcain are particularly painful to inject.
It is doubtful that a vaccine would hurt that much.
David Miller
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