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A 44-year-old member asked:

How much does skin biopsy hurt?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
Not at all...: ...If done correctly. A small amount of anesthetic is injected at the site to be biopsied, and that may cause a bit of burning. After that the skin is numb, and you feel no pain at all.

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