Femoral Nerve Block is used to block pain in thigh or knee after several surgeries. The femoral nerve is blocked to prevent pain signals to reach the brain. The physician places needle close to femoral nerve and injects a mixture of anesthetic medicine to block pain signals.


Common side effects could be compared with common injection side effects, i.e. allergic reaction, bacterial infection, bleeding in seldom cases. Steroids side effects are face, eyes, arms, legs swelling, sugar level increasing for diabetic patients.

The patient must inform the physician about pregnancy or if he/she takes blood thinning medication.

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