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Help, i've had local anaesthetic and i feel sick. Is this normal?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr Gary Roach
Anesthesiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not from anaesthesia

It is highly unusual to feel sick after local anesthesia.
If you are taking pain medications, they are a more likely cause.

In brief: Not from anaesthesia

It is highly unusual to feel sick after local anesthesia.
If you are taking pain medications, they are a more likely cause.
Dr Gary Roach
Dr Gary Roach
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Dr Lewis Margolis
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Local anaesthetics

Local anesthetics are usually injected under the skin or applied topically.
They are picked up in the bloodstream and metabolized quickly. The most common side effect is probably a fast heart rate or palpitations due to Epinephrine added to prolong the duration of the anesthetic, but this is fleeting. If you do not feel well after a procedure, contact your physician.

In brief: Local anaesthetics

Local anesthetics are usually injected under the skin or applied topically.
They are picked up in the bloodstream and metabolized quickly. The most common side effect is probably a fast heart rate or palpitations due to Epinephrine added to prolong the duration of the anesthetic, but this is fleeting. If you do not feel well after a procedure, contact your physician.
Dr Lewis Margolis
Dr Lewis Margolis
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