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Local Anaesthetic

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    1) Are you aware of what's happening when given a local anaesthetic?

    2) What's the difference between a local anaesthetic and a sedative?



  • Pretty sure this is the wrong forum but anyway:

    Local anaesthetic just numbs the (local) small area that is experiencing/will experience pain. Like if you need stitches for a cut they will numb the area first with local anaesthetic. You are awake.

    Sedative puts you to sleep (general anaesthetic)

  • bee06 wrote: »
    Pretty sure this is the wrong forum but anyway:
    MOD: Probably not the best place, but we will leave your discussion in Researcher.