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How long until numbness goes away from local?
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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