Lidocaine allergy

I’ve been told that my nerve pain isn’t something they can help as much because of my allergy to lidocaine and other caines like Novocain, benzocaine…while under the influence of ketamine. I know it’s rare, but was hoping someone else exists in this new group I’m apart of! Looking forward to hearing your stories, and feeling like I’m not alone in this. Some people have strong opinions about ketamine, so it’s nice we have each other.

I’m curious why they would need to combine novacaine with ketamine. Ketamine serves to dull pain and ideally reroute some of the engrained pathways. As I understand it.

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I hear on the strong opinions… I’ve been crapped on even by other doctors for being on ketamine for depression, didn’t even matter that I showed my prescription box for my lozenges.