Are local anesthetics painful?

Answer On One Hand: Local Anesthetics' Effects on PainThe process of local anesthesia involves administering numbing drugs, or anesthetics, to a specific part of the body of an alert patient to perform a ... Read More »

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How do lipid soluble local anesthetics work?

Local anesthetics work most commonly by blocking sodium channels in cells and blunting the ability of the cell to depolarize. Depolarization is necessary to have an action potential, which is the ... Read More »

Can you give birth without anesthetics and live?

Yes, it has been done for millions of years. I wouldn't recommend a c section without anesthesia, though.

I have painful bowel movements, any tips on how to make them less painful without meds or anything?

Your doctor lied to you. . . that's not normal. Drink plenty of water and change your diet. You need to put more fiber in your diet like whole wheat, fruits, vegetables, etc. Cut out or down on... Read More »

Is it painful to have stitches do they freeze you, is it painful to have them removed?

not painful at all - they'll give you a shot to numb the area, then they'll sew you up - can't feel a thingand if you're like me, your stitches will just fall out by themselves and you won't even n... Read More »