Histamine

Patient : How much OTC 5% lidocaine is too much? I had laser done yesterday on full legs, arms, face, and underarms. I was told it was okay to have all of it done at one visit. This was my 5th treatment. I used the lidocaine an hour before the treatment and they gave me baby wipes to wipe myself clean before they started. I read that too much lidocaine has serious side effects. How much is too much? I used approx 15g?? How long before a \"serious side effect\" to show up? I do feel like a mild have a mild sunburn all over, and a few red patches on one thigh. However, my underarms are bright pink, a few welts, extremely itchy and very uncomfortable. Got all my symptoms within 1-2 hrs after treatment. Has not gotten worse. Please advise on what to do and how to prevent in the future. This is twice in a row my underarms have broken out. Thank you
Symptoms:  Already mentioned in question
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: I got a test ige immunoglobulin serum test . The value cams 520 ? What does this mean . I am a 30 years old mum .

Q: My friend took alegra and tussin and speed and now he says he is having a hard time breathing and stayingawake

Q: Hello, I had my nose pierced about 4 weeks ago. I thought I was starting to get an infection but it turned out to be...

Q: I really want a cat but suffer with allergies. Is there any way I can live with one and control the allergy

Q: Hi I wanted to see if my symptoms might be caused by a food sensitivity. I have a dry itchy flaky scrap, itchy skin ...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews