What is Neurectomy?

A neurectomy is a type of nerve block involving the severing or removal of a nerve. This surgery is performed in rare cases of severe chronic pain where no other treatments have been successful, and for other conditions such as involuntary twitching and excessive blushing or sweating.

A brief "rehearsal" local anesthetic nerve block is usually performed before the actual neurectomy, to determine efficacy and detect side effects. The patient is typically under general anesthetic during the neurectomy, which is performed by a neurosurgeon.

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I have had pain in the testicular right side going on 5 years now ... I had a reverse vasectomy that only made it worse(vasectomy done almost 20...

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I would go by test of nerve block to see the results

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Thanks for your query and an elucidate history.

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Hello I have been talking to a Dr. Chandrakant in XXXXXXX about my problem and I was wondering if I could get a second opinion on the answer that...

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I suggest nerve block is a better option than Neurectomy.

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I am overwhelmed to hear the ordeal you have...

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6 year old female has been running a high fever of up to 104.9 since November 22, Dr said she has bronchitis , and is on Azithromycin , Prednisone...

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now 1 week fever,chills ,cough etc - you better take to the doctor soon.

Pneumonia should be ruled out.
xray and blood tests may be needed.

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