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I need to have many toe nails removed. Could I ask my doctor to give me versed instead of painful local injections?
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3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
But you will still need the injections for anesthesia but you won't care.
This will also need to be done in an outpatient surgery center.

In brief: Yes
But you will still need the injections for anesthesia but you won't care.
This will also need to be done in an outpatient surgery center.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
You could ask. If you are very anxious then it may be helpful.
You would still need a local block, you just would not care that it is happening.

In brief: Yes
You could ask. If you are very anxious then it may be helpful.
You would still need a local block, you just would not care that it is happening.
Dr. Johnnie Alston
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Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Probably not
Not unless you have a really high pain threshold ; you need the local to numb the nail bed; the versed offers no pain relief

In brief: Probably not
Not unless you have a really high pain threshold ; you need the local to numb the nail bed; the versed offers no pain relief
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
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