Local anaesthetics are generally very safe and serious problems are rare.
You may havesome discomfort when the injection is given, a tingling sensation as the medication wears off, and possibly someminor bruising, bleeding or soreness where the injection was given, but you shouldn't experience any significant side effects.
You should move carefully until the anaesthetic has worn off, as you may not notice if you injured yourself.
Some peopleexperiencetemporary side effects froma local anaesthetic, such as:
These problems will usually pass, but you should tellthe healthcare professional in charge of your careif you experience any.
In very rare cases, you could have an allergic reaction to the local anaesthetic or develop serious problems such as seizures (fits) or a cardiac arrest (when theheart stops pumping blood around the body).
Find out what local anaesthetics are, when they're used, and what the possible side effects are.
Local anaesthetics stop the nerves in apart of your body from sending signals to your brain. You won't be able to feel any pain after having a local anaesthetic, although you may still feel some pres
Local anaesthetics are usually given by dentists, surgeons, anaesthetists, GPsand other doctors. Some medications containing mild local anaesthetic are also available on prescription or over the count
Local anaesthetics are generally very safe and serious problems are rare. You may havesome discomfort when the injection is given, a tingling sensation as the medication wears off, and possibly somem