A 46-year-old member asked:
Please help, how much pain relief can i expect from cortizone (hydrocortisone) injections into a bulging disk?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Depends: Epidural steroid injections work very well in a lot of patients, but in order to work, the pain must really be caused by the disk bulge, when frequently it isn't. You are more likely to have relief if you are having the right constellation of symptoms. Pain doctors can be very helpful.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
How much pain relief can I expect from cortizone (hydrocortisone) injections for treating a bulging disk?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Pain Management 19 years experience
Depends: Variable pain relief is normal. Some people have complete or near complete relief particularly when coupled with pt, others have almost no relief. Some depends on technique and timing.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 37-year-old member asked:
How much pain relief should I expect from cortizone (hydrocortisone) injections into a bulging disk?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pain Management 27 years experience
5.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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