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A 33-year-old female asked:

have severe low back pain that happens a couple times a year. could the epidural i had from.my c-section 10 years ago be the cause of the pain?

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Dr. Moshe Lewis
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 25 years experience
Unlikely,chance smal: Epidurals can be a way to minimize delivery pain and also sciatica or radiating pain. So chances are small that the epidural is a cause. However, see a spine specialist or PMR doctor for a full evaluation which is likely to include a MRI and Physical Therapy. Many people develop back pain over time and good imaging and core strengthening respectively, can evaluate & treat most causes effectively.

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Last updated Sep 17, 2014

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