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can pudendal nerve block treat vulvodynia? if not, and all medication has failed, is there a surgical solution?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Injections can help vulvodynia, trial of injection with short acting agents can be useful to test idea.
Answered on Dec 5, 2018

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