What is Novocaine?

Procaine is also called Novocaine. It is a local anaesthetic used to perform minor surgery, primarily to reduce the pain of intramuscular injection of penicillin, and it is also used in dentistry.

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Lip twitching days after novacaine injection from root canal is his normal

doctor1 MD

Thank you for the query. Lip twitching days after Novocaine injection is not normal. It may be seen during the local anaesthesia...

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I went to the dentist yesterday to have some cavities filled and they used Novocain to numb me up. The cavities were on the my front teeth . After...

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Hi welcome to Health care magic forum. You have got your root canal treatment done on 30th of september. when the local anaesthesia is gone you...

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I am a 35 year old female with Lupus and Sjogren's syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and seizure disorder. I have had problems in the past with parastesias...

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Brief Answer:
Likely to be due to fibromyalgia

Detailed Answer:


Your problem seems to be related to fibromyalgia, so we should be...

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