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for what length of time do side effects of epidural steroid injections last?

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Dr. James Lin
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Vary...: Epidural steroid injection is usually given with mixing some local anesthetics as a part of pain management for spinal disorders. How long the post-injection soreness may last may highly vary depending on the pace of local tissue healing process. Personal experience may help such understanding, but the course of post-injection sore still varies from time to time. Ask your doctor for detailing...
Answered on Mar 15, 2014

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