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what is paracervical block

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Numbing the nerves: This is a series of shots around the cervix to numb the entire area up. By numbing very specific nerves, the whole area goes numb, allowing for proce ... Read More

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
In office? : If you're doing an endometrial ablation in the office setting then it is highly advised to have a paracervical block. This anesthesia should not cost ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience in Family Medicine
No: No, this is a local anesthetic..It should numb the area but not put you to sleep. Depending on the procedure, sometimes IV medication can be used to ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
May be painful...: If sudden blockage, usually by passing a kidney stone, usually there is flank or back pain, often excrutiating (sometimes said to be one of the worst ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience in Pain Management
Block back pain: These are nerves that control small joints in the back and neck. The blocks are done to help diagnose and treat the source of back or neck pain. If th ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Possible: Warm compresses and gentle cleansings may help to ease a blocked duct. Avoid oil based creams.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Rhythm problem: Av block is atrioventricular block. The heart beats in a synchronized manner because we have an electrical system. The generator of the electical pu ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
38 years experience in Anesthesiology
Injection of local: It is when local anesthesia is used to numb a nerve or group of nerves (plexus). It usually entails knocking out the motor component as well as senso ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
32 years experience in 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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Pain relief: Usually steroid and local anesthetic is injected to help relieve pain.

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