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Should I let my doctor know I am using topical benzocaine?

If you are planning on using topical benzocaine, you should talk to your doctor about the risks. Benzocaine might react adversely in a variety of different medical conditions and medications. Thus, it is important to discuss with your doctor the proper dosage of benzocaine and all of the possible complications that may accompany your dosage. Do not eat or chew gum immediately after use.

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