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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Not bad: If you can relax and allow the person doing the procedure walk you through what he/she is doing, then it will be over before you know it. Local anest ... Read More
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Look here: http://www.bidmc.org/centersanddepartments/departments/spinecenter/hottopics/transforaminalesi.aspx this is a nice website from beth isreal hospita ... Read More
Dr. Foead Geula
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Short and safe: An epidural steroid injection is a relatively quick outpatient procedure that can be done under local anesthesia and light sedation. The patient like ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Guyer
45 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Primary for leg pain: They are used primary used when there is a pinched nerve in the back that is causing leg pain, ie sciatica.
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Look here: Here is a nice website from beth israel hospital in boston: http://www.Bidmc.Org/centersanddepartments/departments/spinecenter/hottopics/transforam ... Read More
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience Pain Management
ESI: An epidural steroid injection is a minimally invasive procedure that delivers steroids via a needle directly into the epidural space to help reduce in ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard O'Leary
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Reverse??: I'm not sure what a reverse epidural is. Epidural steroids are injected in the spine to lessen inflamation and thereby provide pain relief. I have n ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience Pain Management
ESI: An epidural corticosteroid injection is is used to treat the radicular pain. It is believed that the steroid reduces the inflammation around the nerv ... Read More
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Unsure?: I am not sure what a reverse epidural steroid injection.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Benglis
16 years experience Neurosurgery
Epidural steroid : Infection, nerve injury, scar formation, failure to work, CSF leak etc etc, all of these are low however. I send my patients to guys and gals i trust ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Improvement: Epidural steroids are typically used to treat pain in the neck or back. The reason behind the treatment is to help reduce inflammation or swelling th ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
28 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Carefully: There are different ways to perform an epidural injection. The most common way is with a loss of resistance technique, in which an epidural needle is ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Probably no: You do not list your meds but i would make sure the doctor knows all of your meds before the injection. I would doubt any problem unless you are on bl ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: An exact answer is not possible. There are many types of steroids, and the dosage will vary depending on the exact type of injection (there are differ ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Normal: If it does not resolve in a week, call your doctor to see what options you may have regarding this increased pain. Although uncommon, it can happen a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samyukta Mullangi
6 years experience Dermatology
Injection: Epidural glucocorticoid injections (also referred to as "corticosteroid injections" or "steroid injections") involve the administration of steroids in ... Read More
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