Local anaesthetic

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Last Updated: 04 May 2022

Local anaesthesia entails numbing an area of the body utilizing a type of drug called a local anaesthetic. These medications can be used to deal with agonizing problems, protect against pain throughout a procedure or procedure, or relieve pain after surgical procedure. Unlike general anaesthetics, local anaesthetics don't cause you to lose awareness. Local anaesthetics stop the nerves in a part of your body from sending out signals to your brain. You won't be able to feel any pain after having a local anaesthetic, although you may still feel some pressure or movement. Some drugs containing mild local anaesthetic are also available on prescription or over-the-counter from pharmacies. A few of the primary uses local anaesthetics are described below.

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