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Stripping characters from begining and end of a string

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I want to remove numbers only from the begining of a string and the end of a string

1TestUser12324" -> "TestUser"
12Test3User12324" -> "Test3User"

How could this be done?

Many thanks
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s = s.replaceAll("^\\d+", "").replaceAll("\\d+$", "");

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More concise:

s = s.replaceAll("^\\d+|\\d+$", "");

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