A 34-year-old male asked:
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diagnosed with genitofemoral neuralgia as a result of spermatic cord denervation procedure. lots of pain and numbness. would neurectomy help?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Challenging: Have found that these kinds of problems may deteriorate further following additional procedures, and better to try drugs such as Lyrica (pregabalin) or Cymbalta, with physical therapy, and exercise. A medical food called MetanX twice daily may provide benefit over several months. A local nerve block or even a sympathetic block may be tried. Would delay neurectomy.
Answered on Jan 20, 2016
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