LIDOCAINE: Allergen or Not An Allergen?

LIDOCAINE: Allergen or Not An Allergen?

Allergen. Lidocaine: Lidocaine is sometimes used to relieve itching and sunburn but it is on published allergen lists. Pain is never fun and this local anesthetic provides welcome numbness before operations, and to relieve pain from certain skin conditions, mouth and throat sores, or genital problems. But if you are sensitive to lidocaine or have a history of …