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Topical Anesthetics - What You Need to Know

Read in English Leer en Español Topical Anesthetics - What You Need to Know Topical anesthetics are typically used to numb the surface of the skin to relieve minor pain or itching. They are commonly used by physicians during minor dermatological and cosmetic procedures, and can also be used during body modification procedures, such as tattooing and body piercing. Many topical anesthetics available both by prescription and over the counter are highly effective when used properly. However, side effects can and will occur if the different chemical compositions of each anesthetic are not taken...