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Fast Heart Rate After Epidural Injection Steroid
Lumbar puncture: The heart rate and the spinal tap procedure are unrelated. If you have a rapid heart rate then meditation, relaxation techniques, and biofeedback can help. Cardiovascular exercise also helps to lower heart rate. See your medical doctor to evaluate the heart rate. In addition, your medical doctor should provide you with the results of your cerebrospinal fluid studies from the lumbar puncture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Epidural injections treat either acute or chronic pain. The most common epidural injections are to treat labor pain and usually include an indwelling catheter that provides continuous treatment until the baby is delivered. The medicine is a local anesthetic +/- opiod. Epidural injections also include single shot injections to treat chronic back pain. These usually include ...Read more
Normal: If it does not resolve in a week, call your doctor to see what options you may have regarding this increased pain. Although uncommon, it can happen and usually will go away on its own. ...Read more
Does the steroid drip down the epidural space when i stand after receiving an epidural steroid injection?
How long do side effects last after lumbar epid. Celestone (betamethasone) inject. (odd heartbeat, hyperglycemia) ?
Short term: The side effects typically last less than a few days. Technically, the medication is active for 3weeks, but the side effects shouldn't last that long. See your doctor if they are getting worse or if any new ones develop. ...Read more
Is RACZ catheter an option when numerous times of epidural steroid injection fails to relieve the pain? Then how many injections before considering RACZ?
For Scarring: Racz catheter is used on a procedure called epidural lysis of adhesions which is codespeak for scar tissue, assuming you've had back surgery. Generally it is used to deliver an anesthetic/enzyme mixture to break up that scar tissue but is also used for mechanical compression to breakup the tissue as well. Generally your pain/spine doctor should discuss when this is a good option for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rapid heart rate: A resting heart rate of 125 is never normal. You need to make sure you are not volume, or blood, depleted, not febrile, infected, lacking oxygen, hyperthyroid or hypoglycemic. If you have an abnormal cardiac rhythm, that could also be a cause. It is doubtful that Medrol (methylprednisolone) or percoset are causing your rapid pulse. See a physician for more help with a diagnosis and a treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is heart rate recovery a good way to test for clogged arteries? After elevating my heart rate due to exercise HR typically 30-35 BPM less after 1 min.
*Resting heart rate 90+ for last 2 weeks *Tachycardia, on verapamil to slow down pulse *Exercise 5x/week *on Clobetasol for alopecia *thyroid good ???
How do you FEEL?: Individual heart rates vary tremendously and there's almost no science here, though there's a great deal of superstition. How is your blood pressure? I trust you're not taking a medicine as tricky as verapamil to treat a number. Since you're exercising, and I take it have normal exercise tolerance without being interrupted by shortness of breath, I'd urge you to be thankful for good health. ...Read more
Many variables: Many different factors contribute to the heart rate in recovery after exercise: the normal resting (pre-exercise) heart rate, the intensity and duration of exercise, the hydration status after exercise, and the conditioning level of the subject. In general, the heart rate should have returned close to the baseline heart rate 10 minutes after moderate exercise, but this is not always true. ...Read more
Is it safe to run at slow pace, although heart rate goes into 90% range (190+) after 10 min. Resting heart rate, BP and stress test are all normal. ?
Running pace: Yes. Remember that you calculate the desired heart rate for exercise by the formula: 70% x (220 - yourage) as your target heart rate. Your maximal heart rate is just 220 minus yourage. As long as you don't exceed your maximal heart rate, you should be ok. With continued exercise, your pulse will trend lower during exercise. ...Read more
Felt sudden spike in heart rate for some time. After 5 mins, measured, heart rate 88, bp 108/75. Is it cause for concern? No coffee, drugs.
These vital signs: don't sound too concerning however if they persist you should consider getting checked out by a health care professional. ...Read more
Bp before exercise: 130/83, after exercise: 100/60. 2 hours after that time: 95/60, heart rate 85 bpm. Without beta blocker. Is it normal / abnormal?
BP should be high : You are in beta blockers. Medications that will decrease the normal response of blood pressure and heart rate to exercise. If no beta blockers your blood pressure should be a little higher right after exercise. Have you have a stress test? What are the echo results? Any other symptoms? Dizziness after standing from chair? Check with your doctor. ...Read more
Had pericardial window 2 weeks ago. Slowly recovering.Tire easily, left chest pain low blood pressure fast heart rate. How long could recovery take?
Check with your doc: You want to check with your surgeon. There may be fluid in your chest. Check as fast as possible to make sure there is no additional issue. A cxr may be useful. ...Read more
Occasional center chest pain. Localized. Not SOB. My HR recovery is good--drops 30-40 bmp after 1 min of rest after working to 165-170 bpm. Heart ok?
The epidural space is an anatomical space just outside the fluid filled sac that contains the spinal cord and brain. Anesthesiologists and pain physicians are skilled at placing needles or catheters (tubes) into this space in the spinal canal to administer medications. These medicines can treat the pain of surgery or labor. These medicines can also be used to treat chronic ...Read more
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