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A 30-year-old member asked:

How long until numbness goes away from local?

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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology 55 years experience
Not very long: Unless there is nerve damage from the injection or associated procedure, numbness should last only for the expected duration of local anesthetic, which usually is 8 hours or less.
Last updated Dec 22, 2014


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