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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience in Rheumatology
Nerve damage?: After a shot, some swelling may give you numbness, but it should improve, talk to yor pain doctor if persist.

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Novack
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Quite uncommon like infection, nerve damage, spinal headaches and failure to achieve goals.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Casey
43 years experience in Neurosurgery
Rarely: While it is possible to pierce a nerve root directly during a spinal tap, that is quite uncommon.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
I don't see any : Correlation between the two. Lumbar radiculopathy or pinched nerve in the lumbar spine would cause shooting pain from the lower back down the thighs a ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Minimal: The risks are minimal. Infection is very rare. Bleeding is rate unless you fail to stop blood thinners. You may be sore after. Almost no chance if ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Rafal
38 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Different types of p: It is not uncommon for someone with a back injury to have nerve pain. Nerve pain can be experienced as radiating pain away from the spine and into the ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Discuss with: Your orthopedic doctor who has been treating you and knows your history. If you have not seen a back orthopedic doctor you nee to see one.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher
21 years experience in Anesthesiology
Lumbar nerve: A lumbar nerve block is 1 way to treat pain caused by compression of a lumbar nerve root. It can be done " blind" or via fluoroscopy or us guidance. L ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: I would certainly be seen in followup, if you have not had an MRI you may need one to fully evaluate your problem. Progression in neurological sympto ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
39 years experience in Anesthesiology
Call doc: You should call and discuss with your doc. If not satisfied, seek a 2nd opinion.
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