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phenol nerve block injections

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
32 years experience Anesthesiology
Nerve blocks: Phenol compounds are used to block nerves that may be diseased in such a way as to cause chronic, non-remitting painful conditions. Unlike a local an ... Read More
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Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Nerve blocks: If a nerve is blocked well with a local like Lidocaine phenol can provide longer relief.
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Neurolytic: Which means it destroys a nerve. The reason to use it would be in extreme situation where all other pain interventions fail or the problem is severe a ... Read More

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Barbuto
Specializes in Neurology
See university MD: Phenol and surgery are permanent changes to your nervous system, with all the potential benefits and potential risks of that. "Cervical dystonia", or ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Generally No: Baclofen pump only helps with spasticity mainly in lower extremities. Phenol injection only helps if placed on a motor nerve, the problem with that w ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Block Inj pain: Take some nsaids if you can, apply moist hot compresses\rinses, soft diet, gentle exercises, massage the area and mostly give it time to heal.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Depends on the: Clinical picture. The numbing itself can be therapeutic even if its for a short while because it prevents or reduces a process called wind-up in the s ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
24 years experience Pain Management
Too Vague: Unfortunately it is difficult to advise you of anything given what you've shared. I'd suggest discussing your options and your concerns about proceed ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
52 years experience Prosthodontics
Nerve Block Injects.: Good day; Usually optimal results are seen 48-72 hours after block. Remember nerve blocks treat symptoms; eitology and proper treatment are still n ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, but rare: Serious nerve injury is rare, with significant permeant damage occurring in only 1/10,000 patients. However temporary numbness, pins and needles sen ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: There are long acting and short acting medication use with a nerve block. The nerve will come back to normal status after nerve block injection wear ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
It's a type: of local anesthesia, yes. Sometimes it's done in addition to general anesthesia, depending on the procedure you're having done and who is doing it. It ... Read More

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