How To Use Emla Cream Before Blood Tests

However, I am unbelievably afraid of needles and blood taking. Is there something they The product is called EMLA cream and it contains a local anaesthetic agent. You should apply the cream to the skin before your appointment. The skin. Before your child has their blood test, we can offer the following options to for children over one year of age: numbing cream (Ametop/EMLA) or cold spray.

It is a local anaesthetic cream put on the site of the test for. 40 minutes. o Ask for EMLA 'magic' cream in advance and apply it yourself 40 minutes before the.

Find out how to apply Emla cream for immunisations, injections and blood tests. Watch our video for simple instructions or see our step-by-step guide.