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Re: [IP] Emla...how long?

> One ques. We use the Emla cream and wait for about 45 min. Someone
> just told me that their son will apply the cream and in a matter of
> minutes is inserting his needle. Does anyone else find that it only
> takes a few minutes for the cream to work?  I want to try, but am
> afraid I'll hurt him and then he won't use the sils anymore.

It takes quite a while for the cream to work. HOWEVER, the placebo 
effect may be making it work much faster for the other kid.

Might try some ice, only takes 5 minutes.
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