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A 23-year-old female asked:

Do urologist learn female anatomy?my uro treats chronic pelvic pain & giving me a pudandal nerve block i want to make sure he knows what he is doing

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Pudendal block: It is uncommon to give pudendal blocks for pelvic pain in women. First of all, the pain may be coming from ovarian or uterine origin. At 23, you should see an ob/gyn to make sure of the cause, before consenting to have a nerve block which may not be necessary at all.

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Last updated Nov 25, 2017

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