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A 31-year-old female asked:

I received an epidural steroid injection about 12 hrs ago @ c6/c7. can this cause extreme leg/g cramps every 1/2hr - hr since?? haven't had this b4!!

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Go to ER: No, an uncomplicated injection should NOT do this, but if there was contact with spinal cord or injection chemicals went subarachnoid, this could be a serious issue. Have this addressed NOW.
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