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A 25-year-old female asked:

Was given 1 epidural steroid injection. now my muscles are hard/rigid they burn prematurely on exertion & uncharacteristic fat on upper/lower back?

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Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 29 years experience
Contact the : Physician who gave you the injection. He will want to see you and evaluate these symptoms.
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 21 years experience
Epidural: What you are describing may be unusual. You should contact the person that did the esi. Also, make sure that person is a physician and a properly trained anesthesiologist that has completed an accredited interventional pain fellowship and is doing the procedure under live fluoroscopy.

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Last updated Sep 23, 2013

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