What are contraindications to ear anesthesia?

Updated: Jun 14, 2018
  • Author: Daniel J Hutchens, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Meda Raghavendra (Raghu), MD  more...
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Avoid anesthetizing the ear if the patient has cellulitic periauricular skin or a severe allergy to the chosen anesthetic.


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