We know for a matter of fact that the conventional use of numbing cream is to ease the pain being caused in painful treatments such as getting a tattoo, getting pierced or lastly, getting any sort of a surgical incision.
Depending upon the type of cream it can be applied before the treatment, during the treatment or both before and during a particular treatment to get the best and enhanced results in easing pain. However, there are several other unconventional uses for a numbing cream that may be used in proper guidance and consultation by a particular skin specialist.
The other uses of a numbing cream for skin is as listed below,
- Helps in Relieving Sunburn
Numbing cream for skin is especially effective in easing a sunburn since the pain easing properties of a numbing cream helps in dulling the itching and also in reducing the burning sensation caused by a sunburn.
The best type of numbing cream for skin to use in the context of sunburn is the one with the primary ingredient of lidocaine. The interesting fact is that a lot of sunburn relieving medications have 5 per cent of lidocaine within them to ease the discomfort and pain caused by a Sunburn.
- Helps in dulling Arthritis Pain
Arthritis is a particularly nasty bone condition caused by the degradation and degeneration of bones as a primary result of old age. Arthritis causes severe pain and also inflammation within the bones and especially the joints. A lot of people every year suffer from painful Arthritis.
According to a particular study released by a medical journal around 50 million people in the USA alone suffer from this meaning that at least 1 in 4 people have this condition. Most of the time pain in the joint area caused in the patients suffering from Arthritis is unbearable and hence people look for instant pain relief such as a numbing cream for skin with the primary ingredient being Lidocaine in it.
The numbing cream is to be applied in the area where there is excruciating pain. The numbing cream causes dull skin tissues and would minimise and ease pain in the joints to a large extent.
- Scabies Itch easing
Scabies is something more than a particularly nasty infectious disease. It causes horrors such as intense itching, flaking of the skin, redness and inflammation which causes extreme discomfort and something pain to the person suffering from a Scabies Itch.
The itch a lot of the time does not let the person sleep, making his whole schedule being all tangled up. In this case, numbing cream for skin ensures that the pain is quickly relieved and also the discomfort is eased to a certain extent.
There are a lot of scabies potions available out there however, one rarely get rid of the discomfort caused immediately, which can be achieved by a numbing cream that dulls the skin in patches so that the feeling of the itch is gone.