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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
Local anesthesia is medicine used to numb a small part of your body while you have a procedure or surgery. It may take several hours for feeling to come back after local anesthesia. You will need to be careful so you do not injure or burn the area.
Call 911 if:
- You have trouble breathing.
Seek care immediately if:
- You develop hives or swelling.
Contact your healthcare provider if:
- You have a fever.
- You have questions or concerns about local anesthesia.
Follow up with your healthcare provider as directed:
Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during your visits.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.