A 42-year-old member asked:
I was wondering what are the differences between a pregnancy epidural and a lower back epidural?
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Dr. Andrew Reeves answered
29 years experience in Neurology
Different meds: Epidural anesthesia during labor uses a small catheter placed into the epidural space to infuse anesthetic agents. An epidural steroid injection for low back pain is a single injection, using a needle, of a long-acting steroid into the epidural space.
Answered on Jan 27, 2014
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