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#80045 - 11/09/10 09:58 PM Hollywood Laser Hair Removal- EMLA Cream?
dancingqueen88 Offline
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Hi,

My first treatment of laser hair removal was not as painful as the second treatment. Prior to the second treatment I used freeze gel. During the second treatment it felt like I was being burned and had to stop treatment. I am due back in two weeks.

Since I am a hollywood, is it safe to use EMLA cream on the whole area? I would assume that this would be too much and could cause death? If it is safe how would I apply the EMLA cream in order to have a pain free hollywood laser hair removal?!

Thanks

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#80046 - 11/09/10 10:11 PM Re: Hollywood Laser Hair Removal- EMLA Cream? [Re: dancingqueen88]
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I would get advise on the dosage and application of EMLA from a pharmacist and physician first and foremost. We are not the people you should be asking. Only so much can be done on the internet. Keep this question on a local level, face to face with those that are certified to give you this kind of advice..
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#80052 - 11/10/10 02:11 AM Re: Hollywood Laser Hair Removal- EMLA Cream? [Re: ]
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How much area is this "whole area" that you mention? If you're hesitant about EMLA you can substitute it with L-M-X 5. It doesn't require prescription so I assume it's a safer numbing cream. I use the entire 30 gram tube on full front: chest and abs for treatments.

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#80059 - 11/10/10 03:33 AM Re: Hollywood Laser Hair Removal- EMLA Cream? [Re: anotherdude]
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hmmm.
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