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How long should local anesthetic in the hand last?

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Dr. David Teicheira
Pain Management

In brief: A few hours

The common local anesthetics used to numb up hands should last for a number of hours.
Occasionally, I have done nerve blocks for surgery with large volumes of local anesthetic that have lasted for 18 to 24 hours.

In brief: A few hours

The common local anesthetics used to numb up hands should last for a number of hours.
Occasionally, I have done nerve blocks for surgery with large volumes of local anesthetic that have lasted for 18 to 24 hours.
Dr. David Teicheira
Dr. David Teicheira
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