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Nerve block

Has anyone heard of, or tried, sphenopalatine ganglion injection/nerve block? This has been suggested to me and I wonder if anyone has tried it. Thanks!

  1. Hi nymom,

    I'm wondering who suggested this and what they've told you about it?

    Lidocaine drops is a good way to test drive to see if this might be helpful. Injections aren't necessarily done anymore. There are a few newer methods to do this if it is really necessary. Most of the time it's not that helpful, but for some patients, it can be.


    1. Hi Ellen,

      The parish nurse at my church suggested it. A local physicians group offers the service:

      I haven't asked my doctor yet. I was just wondering if anyone had tried it.


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