Nerve Blocks (cont.)
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Side Effects and Risks of Nerve Blocks
Nerve blocks do have risks and side effects. They include:
Although many kinds of nerve blocks exist, this treatment cannot always be used. If your pain isn't related to pain in a single or small group of nerves, nerve blocks may not be right for you. Your doctor can advise you as to whether this treatment is appropriate for you.
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