Top
20
Doctor insights on: Thyro Block

Share
Dr. Mark Ingerman
236 Doctors shared insights

Thyro Block (Overview)

Thyro-Block is a thyroid agent. Nutritional or metabolic agent.


1

1
What are nerve blocks like?

What are nerve blocks like?

Awsome!: As an anesthesiologist and recent recipient of an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, I loved the excellent pain control I received from by block during the first 24 hrs after surgery. I only wish it could last longer, but we are working on that in our specialty. I received no sedation for the procedure of the the block and found it to be neither uncomfortable or scary. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
236 Doctors shared insights

Thyro Block (Overview)

Thyro-Block is a thyroid agent. Nutritional or metabolic agent.


2

2
Meidial branch blocks. What doesthis do exactly?

Meidial branch blocks. What doesthis do exactly?

Diagnose back pain: The medial branches are small nerves that sense pain in the facet joints of your spine. If your doctor suspects that problems in your facet joints, such as arthritis, are contributing to your pain, diagnostic medial branch blocks may be performed to confirm the diagnosis. If two successive diagnostic medial branch blocks are considered positive, your pain doctor may recommend rfa. ...Read more

3

3
What do docs prescribe to cure blocked arteries in the body?

What do docs prescribe to cure blocked arteries in the body?

Blocked arteries: We unfortunately do not cure blocked arteries at the present time. We do have diet, exercise, not smoking and various drugs and procedures to treat blocked arteries. ...Read more

4

4
Why are tuberculosis tablets prescribed for fallopian tube block/pregnancy?

Why are tuberculosis tablets prescribed for fallopian tube block/pregnancy?

TB and fertility: Tuberculosis is a known, but rare, cause of tubal blockage. Once diagnosed, a cure is unusual. Tb pills are used to stop progression, and prevent the illness from progressing elsewhere, but generally cannot solve the fertility problem. Ivf can be considered. ...Read more

5

5
What is an epidural of spinal block used for?

What is an epidural of spinal block used for?

Pain management: Epidural injections are done for various reasons, mostly to block pain. During labor, epidural injections are given for the pain of labor. Sometimes epidural nerve blocks are given for pain like sciatica. Some people with chronic pain from spine disease are given epidural steroid injections. ...Read more

6

6
How effective are cervical nerve root blocks. How long do they last and can they be repeated?

How effective are cervical nerve root blocks. How long do they last and can they be repeated?

Controversial: Current recommendations are against cervical root injections because of the incidence of paralysis. Cervical epidural injections are much safer and can give you significant relief depending on the underlying issue. ...Read more

7

7
What if a medial branch block does not work?

What if a medial branch block does not work?

Facet Injections!: The good news is that if medial branch blocks are not successful, another option is to ask your doctor about injecting into the facet joint directly with local anesthetic and steroid. ...Read more

9

9
Is it safe to have a nerve block administered?

Is it safe to have a nerve block administered?

Yes.: I have done thousands without\ serious issues to my patients, except for bleeding from a punctured deep blood vessell. If properly done, great pain relief can be obtained. ...Read more

10

10
How quick can an artery block up from 60% mid LAD. And how dangerous is it as im quite scared. ..?

How quick can an artery block up from 60% mid LAD. And how dangerous is it as im quite scared. ..?

Depends on the cause: It depends on the cause and needs to be corrected. If you have elevated cholesterol and start taking drugs like statins it can be partly reversed and heart attack and stroke prevented
check with your doctor. ...Read more

11

11
Is bradycardia dangerous even it's not an AV block? Or life threatening? And can this suddenly progress to getting worse? (sick sinus syndrome?)

Is bradycardia dangerous even it's not an AV block? Or life threatening? And can this suddenly progress to getting worse? (sick sinus syndrome?)

Fainting: Even by itself, the slowed heart rate could lead you to pass out, which is certainly dangerous if you're driving for example. That being said, as you suggested, bradycardia could be indicative of a greater underlying process which would require elucidation. ...Read more

12

12
Paxil (paroxetine) 20 mg daily + metoprolol 12, 5 mg daily. What's the side effect mixing, resting hr 50-65 whithout meds, can I get heart block? Can drink alcohol?

Paxil (paroxetine) 20 mg daily + metoprolol 12, 5 mg daily. What's the side effect mixing, resting hr 50-65 whithout meds, can I get heart block? Can drink alcohol?

Paxil (paroxetine): In few cases Paxil (paroxetine) could cause low heart beat as side effect. Metoprolol also decreases heart rate as a drug effect. Combination could cause significantly slow heart rate in your case. Because your resting heart rate with meds is 50-65. So you have to discuss with your physician. ...Read more

13

13
What's the side effects of a facet block?

What's the side effects of a facet block?

Rare complications: Nerve blocks and facet block do have risks and side effects. They include:
elevated blood sugars
rash
itching
weight gain
extra energy
soreness at the site of injection
bleeding
death (in rare cases). ...Read more

14

14
The nerve block meds they use, such as marcaine, stay in my system for how long?

The nerve block meds they use, such as marcaine, stay in my system for how long?

It varies: Marcaine is a local anesthetic (numbing medicine) that can be used for spinal or epidural anesthesia, or injected into an area to numb it. Depending on which technique is used, the numbing effect can last for several hours or more. Sometimes it's used in a continuous infusion to provide ongoing pain relief for 2 or 3 days. It stays in your system for a few hours after injection, then wears off. ...Read more

15

15
Pain Management: How long can the positive effects of a cervical facet joint nerve block diagnostic test last before retreatment (been 1 month now)?

Pain Management: How long can the positive effects of a cervical facet joint nerve block diagnostic test last before retreatment (been 1 month now)?

Facet block: Most patients report a benefit lasting 1-3 months although some patients report longer benefit. Benefits in the cervical paraspinals are limited compared to lumbar intra-articular facet blocks. ...Read more

16

16
Is left bundle branch block life shortening?

Is left bundle branch block life shortening?

Possibly: As most people with LBBB have heart muscle abnormalities, yes. But about 15% of people with left bundle branch block have structurally normal hearts, so the answer is maybe or sometimes. ...Read more

17

17
Went in for ACL surgery yesterday. How long till the nerve block wears off and how much pain will I be in afterwards?

Not so bad.: Assuming you had a femoral nerve block and there is not a catheter in place with a local infusion, most blocks where off in 24 hrs. Your recovery should be easily treated with Motrin and a mild narcotic if needed. ...Read more

18

18
What happens if I think the worse scenario very often and I feel this is deteriorating my life. How do I stop it and interact more with life?

What happens if I think the worse scenario very often and I feel this is deteriorating my life. How do I stop it and interact more with life?

Anxiety Disorder: Anticipation of worst happening (even if it is exceedingly unlikely) is a symptom of anxiety disorder. This is a distortion of the normal fight or flight response every human is endowed with. Your brain seems to be wired for flight for any environmental stimulus, no matter how trivial. If this is so, see doctor for exam & to formulate a therapeutic plan to include counseling & medication as needed. ...Read more

19

19
Do you think that a child could be born mentally ill, or it comes from his interactions with his world?

Do you think that a child could be born mentally ill, or it comes from his interactions with his world?

Both: Genetic predisposition can be a factor and environment can be a factor. Depends on the mental illness. Some respond well to nutrients. Check out www. Truehope. Com for some really great information. ...Read more

20

20
How much do medial branch blocks cost?

How much do medial branch blocks cost?

It depends: The exact cost to you will vary based on your insurance and the number of levels blocked. ...Read more