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How should I manage pain after discography?

For the first day or so after diskography, you may want to use ice on the injected area for 20 to 30 minutes at a time, but be careful not to apply ice to bare skin. If the intravenous (IV) site is painful, place warm towels on it for 20 minutes several times a day.

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