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Pudendal Nerve Pain
What are treatments for "pudendal nerve entrapment"? Pain killers don't work, steroids work but it comes back when course is done. PT doesn't help.
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
Could the Pudendal nerve cause grion pain and the anterior part of the pelvis rather than just lower? Where else can this nerve cause pain ?
Pudendal nerve: I don't think that your groin pain and pelvis pain may be related to Pudendal nerve neuropathy. It rarely develop recurrent numbness of the penis and scrotum after prolonged cycling, or an altered sensation of ejaculation, with disturbance of micturition (urination) and reduced awareness of defecation. ...Read more
Rule out hernia: Get a good physical exam if it's troublesome. ...Read more
I am struggling with what I think may be pudendal nerve entrapment. I am a serious runner but have been battling this pain for a long time now and I ?
See orthopedist: he should be able to diagnose and help treat ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Neuralgia is a condition in which there is a sharp, unexpected pain along a nerve that is due to the irritation and damage of that nerve. Chemicals, diseases such as diabetes, medications, previous surgery, and trauma are potential causes of neuralgia. Numbness and weakness of the muscles supplied by the ...Read more