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My ears ring and mouth lips get numb and a funny taste every time I get a local anesthetic. Whats the deal?
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Dr. Marc Bloom
Anesthesiology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Side effect of drug
The symptoms you describe may a symptom of a high drug level in your blood.
If large amounts of drug are used and absorbed, or if some of the drug is injected into a blood vessel, you will get exactly the symptoms you describe.

In brief: Side effect of drug
The symptoms you describe may a symptom of a high drug level in your blood.
If large amounts of drug are used and absorbed, or if some of the drug is injected into a blood vessel, you will get exactly the symptoms you describe.
Dr. Marc Bloom
Dr. Marc Bloom
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: See below
This is probably because of a vascular injection, that is into the blood stream. This causes you to experience some of the side effects of the agent, which include ringing in the ears and strange taste in the mouth.

In brief: See below
This is probably because of a vascular injection, that is into the blood stream. This causes you to experience some of the side effects of the agent, which include ringing in the ears and strange taste in the mouth.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
In brief: In your case
is a sign of anxiety, and one that can cause a great deal of distress and symptoms you have described.
Take care.

In brief: In your case
is a sign of anxiety, and one that can cause a great deal of distress and symptoms you have described.
Take care.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
Anesthesiology
In brief: Reaction
this could be a sign of an overdose of LA

In brief: Reaction
this could be a sign of an overdose of LA
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: Low blood pressure
It sounds as if when you get a local anesthetic you experience something called a.

In brief: Low blood pressure
It sounds as if when you get a local anesthetic you experience something called a.
Dr. David Astrachan
Dr. David Astrachan
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