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What over-the-counter medication can I use to numb my whole mouth. Especially my tongue? Orajel, orasol, and benzocaine doesn't do the job.

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Dr. Martin Hirsch
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Nothing

Nothing will numb your whole mouth.
What reason could you possibly have to want to numb your whole mouth. Doesn't seem logical.

In brief: Nothing

Nothing will numb your whole mouth.
What reason could you possibly have to want to numb your whole mouth. Doesn't seem logical.
Dr. Martin Hirsch
Dr. Martin Hirsch
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Dr. Richard Ruden
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See your dentist

The medications you mentioned are the few you can buy without a prescription.
If you are having mouth pain you should see your dentist for advice.

In brief: See your dentist

The medications you mentioned are the few you can buy without a prescription.
If you are having mouth pain you should see your dentist for advice.
Dr. Richard Ruden
Dr. Richard Ruden
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Dr. Joseph Kim
Dentistry

In brief: None

The medications you listed have specific and localized uses.
They are intended for short-term mild relief of symptoms to 'bridge' you until you can be seen by a dentist. Usually lasting between 10-20 minutes. Seek treatment asap if the symptoms which you are experiencing are, in fact, causing tooth, gum, and tongue pain!

In brief: None

The medications you listed have specific and localized uses.
They are intended for short-term mild relief of symptoms to 'bridge' you until you can be seen by a dentist. Usually lasting between 10-20 minutes. Seek treatment asap if the symptoms which you are experiencing are, in fact, causing tooth, gum, and tongue pain!
Dr. Joseph Kim
Dr. Joseph Kim
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