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Are their any remedies, I need help in this?

By January 17, 2012 - 11:59am
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Hi, I was seen by my dermatologist yesterday because my under arm pain came back and he gave me prescription called lidocaine 5% for numbing the area. Last night I woke up in the middle of the night feeling very hot, my heart started pounding fast, I couldn't see anything and kept breathing fast. I was scared of all this feeling and I called my doctor this morning about it and just told me to take it easy.

I called the pharmacy and the woman told me that lidocaine can have allergic reactions and can cause rapid heartbeat, fever, breathing problem. I was told to stop using it.

Right now I have a numbing sensation in my left wrist and I feel very weird in my stomach. I want to know are their any remedies of any kind to stop this numbing feeling? Can such thing become permanent? Please let me know.

Thank You,

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Thanks for your reply. I did call my doctor this morning about it and he told me it's probably anxiety. I don't have anxiety problem what I experienced was very weird and random. He told me if I have any problem I should go see him tomorrow. I'm okay now though but it's something I used under my arms and right now the side of my left breast part of it feels numb my left wrist feels numb and I still have this weird sensation feeling in my stomach.

I call my pharmacist this morning and I explained what happened and she read to me the allergic and warning signs of lidocaine to me. The symptoms I mentioned are part of the the allergic reaction and told me many people are allergic to them.

I'm okay now thank God I wasn't able to see anything out of how I was feeling but the numbness I have is bother me. Since I couldn't see anything I bumped in to something I don't know what though I fell on the floor I was trying to reach the phone to call my doctor I couldn't see it. As I was on the floor a bottle of water was right next to me so I had drank some few minutes after I felt better and I was able to see. I still can't believe how I felt. Anyways I will wait till tomorrow then I guess I will have to see my doctor for all this.


January 17, 2012 - 7:30pm
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