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The celiac block is a very important procedure to know if there is persistent abdominal pain. I didn't realize they are doing it primarily through the throat now. This is likely safer and more accurate, so more likely to work. But you would want it done by someone very experienced with this procedure.
Also, for refractory pain, many people have better luck with a combination of
opiod pain medicines (morphine family) plus neuropathic pain medicines (ex.
cymbalta, effexor, neurontin - all are generic now and cheap). Also,
sometimes reglan for the side effect of gastroparesis can help the abdominal
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