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Today my daughter had the 3rd of 4th gum procedure at her

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Today my daughter had the 3rd of 4th gum procedure at her dentist. She received more novocaine than usual today so she was very numb and acting very goofy following her procedure. About 1 hour ago (5 hours following the appointment) she began vomiting and said she is feeling kind of weird and sleepy. She tried to call her dentist office but no one answered and there is no after hours number to call. Should she be worried and go to an Urgent Care facility or go ahead and go to sleep and see if she feels better?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr. Hegland replied 11 months ago.
She should definately go to urgent care, if she had a lot of anesthetic today it may have been an overdose in which should be seen at urgent care/ER. Although rare, anesthetic toxicity can occur.

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