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A 44-year-old member asked:

How long does it take for a steroid nerve block to start working?

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Dr. Michael Gofeld
Pain Management 34 years experience
24-48 hours: Usually a couple of days. If you do not feel beter after 5 days, the block failed.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

How long does a steroid nerve block last?

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Dr. Gregory Fiasconaro III
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
It varies: Steroid injections can relieve pain for 2 weeks or 2 years. It varies tremendously. I mostly offer epidural steroids. Some people never get better. Some get one treatment very 3 mo the to two years.
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Last updated Jun 21, 2019
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