A member asked:

Can i take an intercoastal nerve block to alleviate pain?

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Dr. Ionel Rad answered

Specializes in Anesthesiology

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.

Answered Dec 26, 2013



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