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A 33-year-old female asked:

When getting a cesi, cervical epidural steroid injection, for c5-c6 and c6-c7, does the injection go directly in to those spots?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Yes: The steroids go into the spinal canal, and the solution floats to each of the sites that is being treated. This is how the treatment is planned to work
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Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes the doctor : will determine where those spots are located and place the medicine
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Last updated Mar 9, 2015

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