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What is paracervical block?

What is paracervical block?

Numbing the nerves: The doctor puts his fingers in the vagina and guides the needle beside the cervix and injects loacl. It usually hurts very very little. The uterus gets numb and one can do iud, biopsy, scope, deliveries and stuff that does not hurt the top of the uterus. I.V sedation can usually be given if no baby. Complications can be severe like siezures if the local goes in a vein, injecting the baby is rare. ...Read more

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Do I really need a paracervical block with a uterine ablation? I can't really afford it at this time.

Do I really need a paracervical block with a uterine ablation? I can't really afford it at this time.

In office?: If you're doing an endometrial ablation in the office setting then it is highly advised to have a paracervical block. This anesthesia should not cost much more. The high cost of the procedure is the ablation itself. If this is going through your insurance the anesthesia cost would be bundled into the overall payment anyway. ...Read more

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Can paracervical put you to sleep?

Can paracervical put you to sleep?

Unlikely: Other than taking away your pain which may make you relax and feel better....No. ...Read more

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How to tell if your uterer is blocked?

How to tell if your uterer is blocked?

May be painful...: If sudden blockage, usually by passing a kidney stone, usually there is flank or back pain, often excrutiating (sometimes said to be one of the worst of all kinds of pain). Gradual blockage usually causes no symptoms and the diagnosis is only made by imaging (CT scan, MRI, etc). What makes you worried about it? Discuss with your doctor. Happy new year. ...Read more

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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

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What is av block?

What is av block?

Milliseconds: When there is a delay in conduction between the atria and ventricles, av block is present. If the delay exceeds 200 milliseconds, 1st degree block is present. If delay progresses to intermittent interruption of conduction, 2nd degree block is present. If there is complete interruption, so the atrial and ventricle beat independently, 3rd degree block is present. ...Read more

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What is a nerve block?

What is a nerve block?

Injection of local: It is when local anesthesia is used to numb a nerve or group of nerves (plexus). It usually entails knocking out the motor component as well as sensory but some blocks can be performed so that only sensory is blocked.
Sedation is usually used and an ultrasound machine or stimulating needle to locate the proper site for injection. ...Read more

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What are phenol blocks?

What are phenol blocks?

Nerve blocks: Phenol compounds are used to block nerves that may be diseased in such a way as to cause chronic, non-remitting painful conditions. Unlike a local anesthetic, which may allow temporary relief, phenol compounds act be destroying the nerve itself. They are typically used as a final resort. ...Read more

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What is a nerve block for?

What is a nerve block for?

Pain relief: Usually steroid and local anesthetic is injected to help relieve pain. ...Read more

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Is my bra causing blocked ducts?

Is my bra causing blocked ducts?

No: Absolutely not but you should seek medical attention to see why this is happening to you. ...Read more

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What does the Bier Block treat?

What does the Bier Block treat?

Regional Anesthesia: A Bier block is a regional anesthesia technique wherein local anesthesia is injected into a vein of the upper extremity after the blood in the arm has been drained using a large rubber tourniquet or esmarch. After the anesthetic is injected a cuff is inflated to keep the blood from returning to the arm during surgery. This type of technique is used in orthopedic procedures of hand and arm. ...Read more

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Do heavy foods trigger nerve block?

Not understanding: If your question is about muscle pain and trigger points, people may have allergies to foods that cause the typical allergy like symptoms. However it is rare for foods to cause muscle aches and trigger points alone unless associated with allergy/intolerance. ...Read more

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How bad is a block clot please help?

It can kill you: I don't know about you but for me that is bad, Go get treatment by your doctor and get his/her advice. ...Read more

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I have sinus block how I get it fic?

I have sinus block how I get it fic?

See your doctor: I would suggest you should see your doctor to be evaluated for the cause of your symptomsyou whether you are having allergiess, common cold, sinusitis or a viral illness like influenza and then proper medication can be prescribed to you. ...Read more

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Could a nerve block have more success?

Could a nerve block have more success?

Yes,: A nerve block can be used instead of general or topical anesthesia, depending on the type of surgery and patient or purpose. ...Read more

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Can a nerve block cause permanent damage?

Rare: Though the esi injections are quite safe in the general parlance, yet there always remain some adverse reactions of epidural steroid injections. Temporary pain may be felt by a patient administered with an esi injection. There may be risks of spinal punctures, infections, bleeding inside epidural area with damage to nerves, headaches, & retention of water in the body. ...Read more

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How do you know you have a blocked sinus?

How do you know you have a blocked sinus?

Blocked nasal sinus: If you are talking about blocked nasal sinuses then here are some common symptoms:

Nasal obstruction
Facial pain/pressure
Headache
Reduction or loss of sense of smell
Nasal discharge
Fever may or may not be present
Tooth pain

Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is there anyway to block odor during sex?

Is there anyway to block odor during sex?

Bacterial vaginosis?: Bad odor with sex isn't normal and can't be "blocked" except by treating the infection causing it -- usually bacterial vaginosis, overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. BV odor often is "fishy" and strongest after sex. Treatment is available. Trichomonas also is possible, and other STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia) are more common in women with BV. See your doctor ASAP for exam and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does a wenckebach block affect your sleep?

Does a wenckebach block affect your sleep?

No: No., but prolonged periods of bradycardia (slow heart rates) during sleep maybe related to sleep apnea sydrome. ...Read more

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What do they do for a nerve block for pain?

What do they do for a nerve block for pain?

Depends: Nerve blocks are commonly performed for many types of pain. The specific details of the block depend on the nerve being injected. Usually local anesthetics and sometimes steroids and other medications may be injected. The injection is usually performed with some sort of imaging modality, either ultrasound or fluoroscopy. ...Read more

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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

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Can a nerve block help cure my pain from phn?

PHN: Typically nerve block are performed with local anesthetics and may have steroid added for anti-inflammatory effect. The duration of effect is extremely variable dependent on which condition the block is performed. Phn can be very difficult to treat but is amenable to many therapies which should be guided by a practitioner well versed in such conditions such as a pain specialist. ...Read more

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Is it true that seeds can block the appendix?

Is it true that seeds can block the appendix?

Possible: Make sure that you carefully chew all foods before swallowing. Some people may have problems with improperly digested seeds and nuts causing inflammation in the intestines. ...Read more

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Can you explain the process of a a nerve block?

Can you explain the process of a a nerve block?

Nerve block: The process involves placing local anesthetic around a nerve or group of nerves (plexus), in order to make a part of the body numb. It usually involves the use of a needle and may or may not be done using x-ray or ultrasound. ...Read more

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What is bifascicular block and how is it treated?

What is bifascicular block and how is it treated?

See below: There are 3 fascicles or pathways for cardiac conduction in the heart: the right bundle branch, and the left bundle branch which is subdivided into anterior and posterior fascicles. When 2 of the 3 don't function, it is easily detected on ekg. This causes no symptoms and requires no treatment. Nonetheless it is abnormal and should prompt an evaluation of your general heart health. ...Read more

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How often can one have a nerve block administered?

How often can one have a nerve block administered?

Multiple times: It can be done a number of times but often it becomes less effective if done very often. Some doctors limit patients to three to six per year. ...Read more

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Anyone know what it is if you have blocked receptors?

Anyone know what it is if you have blocked receptors?

Which receptors?: All cells in body have a large number of different receptors. What receptor do you have in mind? ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: nerve block?

Nerve block: Just means injecting a nerve with a local anesthetic, like lidocaine, to temporarily cause the nerve to stop working. It's usually done in order to do a procedure painlessly, but can also be done as a therapeutic measure to rest a nerve that's inflamed. ...Read more