What is Emla Cream used for?
- It can be used to temporarily numb the surface of the skin before procedures such as injections, taking blood samples, and minor skin surgery.
- It can be used prior to a needle involving procedure, to reduce pain and make it less distressing for you or your child when visiting a doctor.
- It can be used to temporarily numb the genital skin before the surgical treatment of localised lesions, such as the removal of genital warts.
- It can be used to facilitate cleansing/debridement of leg ulcers.