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Pudendal Nerve (Overview)

Nerve in pelvis that controls pelvis, bowels, and bladder. Resource http://www.pudendalhope.info/node/13#Basic_Pudendal_Nerve_Anatomy


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What is the definition or description of: pudendal nerve?

What is the definition or description of: pudendal nerve?

Nerve in pelvis: Nerve in pelvis that controls pelvis, bowels, and bladder. Resource http://www.pudendalhope.info/node/13#Basic_Pudendal_Nerve_Anatomy ...Read more

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Pudendal Nerve (Overview)

Nerve in pelvis that controls pelvis, bowels, and bladder. Resource http://www.pudendalhope.info/node/13#Basic_Pudendal_Nerve_Anatomy


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Does anyone know about the pudendal nerve block?

Sure: Pudendal nerve blocks can be done by anatomic landmarks, ie internally by palpation, or by using fluoroscopy or ultrasound to see the landmarks. The physician will likely inject local anesthetic and/or steroids for pain relief in the rectum, perineum, or genitals. ...Read more

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Treating a Pinched Nerve (Checklist)

Exercise and stretch
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Get an Xray/MRI if pain lasts more than 4 weeks
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See a spine/pain specialist if pain doesn't improve
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I just had my third pudendal nerve block and my symptoms have gotten worse. Is this normal?

I just had my third pudendal nerve block and my symptoms have gotten worse. Is this normal?

Possibly: Muscle spasm can trigger worsening of pain. The injection sometimes will cause you to get a reflex tightening of muscles. I see you are in NY...consider this resource: http://www.advancedreconstruction.com/meet-the-doctors/dr-elkwood-md/ ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a vaginal exam cause a pudendal nerve flare?

Yes: Pelvic examinations can aggrevate pudendal nerve irritation if you have a pre-existing nerve condition. Discuss with your physician ways to minimize this aggrevation ...Read more

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Have you heard of pudendal nerve entrapment?

Yes: Not many physicians in the country treat this condition. In NJ we have a nice consortium. Here are some resources: www.pelvicpain.org http://www.oswego.edu http://www.advancedreconstruction.com ...Read more

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Can Hemorrohoids cause Pudendal Nerve entrapment?

Can Hemorrohoids cause Pudendal Nerve entrapment?

Not likely: There are several anatomical planes between the two structures. ...Read more

Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more