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I want to know i have no allergies i am going for hair transplant. Is local anasthetic safe in scalp? Is it safe?
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 in Hair Loss
 
 
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 1 hour later
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Regarding local anesthesia

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Hello. Thank you.
I am Dr kakkar (Dermatologist and Venereologist). I have noted your concern.

Yes, local anesthesia is safe on the scalp. You will anyways be giving a test dose of local anesthetic on your arm prior to he procedure.

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How do you be become endangered to toxicity?
 
 
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Regarding local anesthetic

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Hi.

Toxicity can occur if too much of the local anesthetic is injected or if it is mistakenly injected directly into a blood vessel. Therefore patients vital signs are always monitored during a transplant.

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