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A 49-year-old female asked:

i have a trapped l5 s1 nerve. my toes on both feet are numb and sore. if l don't have surgery will this worsen? trying injections but not helping.

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Will. Need an MRI: Epidural steroid injection can help this at least you should have a series of three. Depending on the rest of your findings you may be a surgical candidate

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Last updated Mar 5, 2018

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