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Waynesboro, VA
A 58-year-old female asked:

Left leg numb 2 months pain management dr is doing lumbar transforaminal epidurall steroid injection in a week and 2nd in oct. said will fix nerve?

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Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
Anesthesiology 39 years experience
Maybe: I assume you had a MRI done and the findings correlate w your area of numbness. The steroid injection is to decrease the inflammation that a bulging disc or narrowing of the openings where nerves pass through. If these nerves are irritated by the inflammation it may work.

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Last updated Oct 11, 2017

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