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Does anyone know about the pudendal nerve block?
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Dr. Einar Ottestad
Pain Management
4 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Einar Ottestad
Dr. Einar Ottestad
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Mainly by OB
It is used lost often by ob's in delivery of a baby.

In brief: Mainly by OB
It is used lost often by ob's in delivery of a baby.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Gynecology
In brief: Yes
It can be peformed in many different ways with different medications.
Can be done with or without radiographic guidance. www.pelvicpain.org www.pudendalhope.info http://www.oswego.edu/~msheppar/isc325/spuninfo/physician.html

In brief: Yes
It can be peformed in many different ways with different medications.
Can be done with or without radiographic guidance. www.pelvicpain.org www.pudendalhope.info http://www.oswego.edu/~msheppar/isc325/spuninfo/physician.html
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
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