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How Long Does Local Anesthesia Swelling Last for Radiosurgery Mole Removal?

How long does local anesthesia swelling last for radiosurgery mole removal? It's been 48 hours and the swelling is still here.

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Swelling from mole removal

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Generally speaking swelling can last for up to two weeks, though it usually doesn't last longer than a few days for a minor surgical mole removal. But if you have concerns about how a site is healing you should follow up with the physician's office that treated you.

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