Tag Archives: Anesthetic

Whenever it comes to minor surgeries, people either opt for anesthetic injections or numbing cream. But, which among them is a better option? Read more to know more. Whether you are a tough guy or a delicate baby, the fear of needles is common. Everybody detest going to the doctor fearing a needle shot even […]

Numbing creams are topical anesthetics. They work superficially and do not interfere with the medication or a skin procedure in any manner. Read on to know if they can help allay the discomfort due to the medicine injected?  Are your kids scheduled to get vaccinated anytime soon? Even if your kids are the adventurous kind […]

Methemoglobinemia is a recognized complication that results due to use of topical anesthetics. However, the risk of the problem with different topical anesthetics is largely unknown. Methemoglobinemia is a serious and potentially fatal condition, which can starve the body’s tissues of oxygen. This condition occurs when benzocaine products are used in the form of sprays […]