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    Quote Originally Posted by David Berg View Post
    The NIH has started human trials with resinaferotoxin, using it for this purpose. I've discussed it in the past on this forum. They had promising results in animal studies. It ablated c-fibers, stopping pain signals, but left touch and temp sensations intact.
    Ah. Thanks David.
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    Quote Originally Posted by David Berg View Post
    The NIH has started human trials with resinaferotoxin, using it for this purpose. I've discussed it in the past on this forum. They had promising results in animal studies. It ablated c-fibers, stopping pain signals, but left touch and temp sensations intact.
    That isn't the one I was thinking of - there is one currently used in clinical practice, functions similar to alcohol but less painful - Phenol I believe.

    But thank you very much for reminding me about the resinaferotoxin - I do remember reading about that - sounds very promising!

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