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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?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marc Bloom
Anesthesiology
5 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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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