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A 55-year-old female asked:

I had a nerve blook done for pancreatitis pain now i have neck shoulder pain with tingling in my arm fingers should i call my doctor ?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Newton
Pain Management 20 years experience
Yes: These are not common side effects but since the symptoms came soon after the block they may represent an adverse reaction. They should be notified.
Dr. Michel Kahaleh
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Pancreatitis : Yes, asap, this is a side effect of the procedure.
Last updated Apr 1, 2019


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