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A 46-year-old member asked:

Can i take an intercoastal nerve block to alleviate pain?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ionel Rad
Anesthesiology 18 years experience
It depends : Intercostal nerve blocks might help with pain, but before doing the block, the reason for the pain needs to be thoroughly investigated. A detailed discussion about risk/benefits needs to be done before proceeding with the procedure also.
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