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how long does it take for local anesthesia to wear off?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Varies: Some will last about an hour, some for about 24 hours, and a newer type has the potential of lasting for up to 3 days.
Answered on Sep 30, 2018

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