What causes numbness behind head after treating bilateral occipital nerve blocks?
Usually takes 10-12 hrs
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I've gone through your query and would try to help you in best possible way. effect of anesthesa takes a while to go away completely. it depends upon:
- type of anesthesia used
- response of body towards anesthesia
- amount of drug used
usually it takes 10-12 hrs for anesthesia effect to go away completely. in some individuals it may prolong. i would suggest you to relax and observe. meanwhile take hot water in a rubber bottle and place it at that site. it will give soothing effect.
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If persists then you need to visit your treating doctor
thank you for the followup query.
hopefully it will resolve but if it pereists then you need to visit your treating doctor for further evaluation.
Wait and observe
give numbness atleast 24 hrs to settle. its unlikely for nerve to get damage like this. normal hairs will appear gradually and that have nothing to do with nerve injury.
feel free to get back with a query.
Napxoxen thrice a day
Naproxen thrice a day for 3 days would help. If pain persists after taking three doses then visit ER for i/v management. Meanwhile take hot water in a rubber bottle and place it at the site of pain. It will gradually give soothing effect.
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