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Itchiness Side Effect Steroid Epidural Injection
I got an left lumbar epidural steroid injection in my back yesterday and today the injection site has become itchy and painful. ?
Inform the doctor: who performed it, right away. Early detection prevents complication. ...Read more
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
Generally No: It is not standard of care at all. Used to be when we didn't have x-ray, but not anymore. In fact the CPT codes used to bill these types of injections now have fluoroscopic guidance built into them, including the older technique done bedside which will change for 2015. So never get an epidural without x-ray unless your are having a baby or for surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm going to get a steroid epidural injection but I was worried if in the past I've had epidural issues resulting in three blood patches is it safe?
What would happen if i smoked methamphetamine the day of the steroid epidural injection for disc bulging into generation?
8 wks after csection still my whole body skin is so dry and itchy use sometimes steroid cream clobetasol
Liver test came normal had epidural help plz?
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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