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Any side effects to lower lumbar nerve blocks?

Any side effects to lower lumbar nerve blocks?

Yes: Quite uncommon like infection, nerve damage, spinal headaches and failure to achieve goals. ...Read more

Dr. Mitchell Cohn
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Spine Manipulation (Definition)

Spine manipulation is a technique to manually move the vertebrae of the spine. The goal is to relieve pressure on the nerves of the spine that are causing the pain. If you do not get relief from a chiropractor within 2-3 weeks, i recommend asking your doctor for a referral to a neurosurgeon or orthopedic spine surgeon. I do not recommend my patients have manipulations ...Read more


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Can you explain what exactly is done with spine manipulation?

Can you explain what exactly is done with spine manipulation?

Moving bones: Similar to popping your knuckles, spinal manipulation involves moving the bones to re-align them to a normal architecture. It helps to relieve pressure on nerves, tension on muscles, and can help relieve pain. Restoration of normal curvature and function is the goal. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of getting facet injections in the thoracic spine?

What are the side effects of getting facet injections in the thoracic spine?

Uncommon: It's unlikely to have side effects other than the pain of a needle going into your back. Uncommon side effects include bleeding, infection, and i've seen 2 people with punctured lungs from this. I don't believe i've ever seen anyone get these and actually have significant long term pain relief. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of lumbar steriod injections?

Minimal : Sometimes a rash or heat sensation can occur. If you have a significant case of diabetes, your glucose levels can be affected. Occasionally, a headache can occur or local back pain or pressure sensation from the injection. These all tend to resolve quickly. ...Read more

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Is there any side effects of ozone injections for disc issues? For both cervical and lumbar disc issues?

Is there any side effects of ozone injections for disc issues? For both cervical and lumbar disc issues?

Ozone injections: With the exception of ozone injected into a blood vessel (very bad complications) there are no known complications but also this therapy is questionable at best...What is being treated? I don't believe you should be trying this. ...Read more

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Aching muscles and joints B side effects of taking the medication Chantix?

Aching muscles and joints B side effects of taking the medication Chantix?

Chantix side effects: Yes, achy muscles and joints have been reported as side effects to Chantix. They are not common. Common side effects include loss of taste, nausea, trouble sleeping, headache, dry mouth or constipation. ...Read more

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Are ascites a side effect of radiation therapy?

Are ascites a side effect of radiation therapy?

I have no: Clue what was irradiated, how long ago and for what purpose, but ascites is not even on my list as a possible adverse effect of radiotherapy. I'd first need to know what he cancer was...Many cause ascites. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of a lumbar puncture?

Headache, bleeding: The most common side effect of a lumbar puncture is headache due to the drop in cerebrospinal fluid pressure. This normally resolves in a few days with fluids and rest, but sometimes requires a second procedure called a blood patch before it resolves. Lp can also cause bleeding and infection, although these are much more rare. ...Read more

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What's the side effects of a facet block?

What's the side effects of a facet block?

Rare complications: Nerve blocks and facet block do have risks and side effects. They include: elevated blood sugars rash itching weight gain extra energy soreness at the site of injection bleeding death (in rare cases). ...Read more

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Physical side effects of albuterol?

Physical side effects of albuterol?

Side effects albuter: Palpitation lasting for fewminutes, nervousness, tremors, irritability.With inhalers you may get throat irritation, headache and vomiting.Sometimes dry mouth and padoxial bronchospasm most of the time the side effects are mild and short lived. ...Read more

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Side effects of gauldbladder surgery?

Side effects of gauldbladder surgery?

Avoid complications: The main benefit of removing a diseased gallbladder is avoiding the life threatening complications of pancreatitis and liver obstruction. The potential side effects is increased frequency of bowel movements and very occasionally a patient will develop bile diarrhea. A bile binder, like cholestyramine/questran, can be used to treat. Laprascopic gallbladder removal is a safe, effective procedure. ...Read more

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Effects of corticosteroid injection to lower back?

Effects of corticosteroid injection to lower back?

Quick fix: This will likely help most people if given at the right place by reducing the inflammation. However this is not a long-term treatment approach due to potentially serious side effects associated with cortisone. ...Read more

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How should I get rid of cefuroxime side effects. ?

How should I get rid of cefuroxime  side effects. ?

Which effects?: Predominantly gi, with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Generally just stop taking the drug. ...Read more

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What are the physical side effects of abortion?

What are the physical side effects of abortion?

Pain, bleeding : Most often women experience pain and bleeding for days to weeks. The pain should not be severe and there should not be a fever. It can take 6-8wks to resume your period. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects of MRI radiation?

Are there any side effects of MRI radiation?

MRI doesn't: Use ionizing radiation (used with ct scans and plain x-rays studies). It uses magnetic fields to make images and these have not been shown to harm the human body. That said, patients with certain kinds of pacemakers and other implanted devices can't be imaged with MRI because of the potential to disrupt the device or otherwise harm the patient. ...Read more

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Are leg pain and thrombophlebitis common side effects of hip fractures?

Are leg pain and thrombophlebitis common side effects of hip fractures?

Yes: Blood clots can be caused by many different things namely anything that causes your blood not to circulate normally or clot properly. Deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) remains the most frequent complication following hip surgery. ...Read more

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What are side effects of radiation therapy in the breast?

What are side effects of radiation therapy in the breast?

Radiation therapy: Divided into -acute and late effects. Acute changes will include fatigue and skin changes that accumulate gradually within the radiated field over the course of treatment. Redness, soreness, sometimes with peeling off skin. Thickening of skin and breast edema also can happen. Late complication risk is low-may include arm swelling, radiation pneumonitis, nerve injury/brachila plexus etc. ...Read more

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