A 47-year-old female asked about a 17-year-old female:
How long does the epidural steroid injection take to start working when given for epditimitis?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Pain Management 38 years experience
7-10 days: For the effects of the steroid medication to take effect and it may be up to 7-10 days before the maximum benefits are achieved. Very often more than 1 injection is necessary to achieve a good level of pain relief and healing.
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