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Leg Pain After Epidural
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
Like Any Other Inj: The worse part of an epidural injection is typically the local anesthetic administered to numb the skin. After that the needle typically feels like pressure. However as the needle enters the spinal canal or around the nerve root there can be some pain that is transient. Complications can be bleeding, infection, nerve damage and paralysis, but these are extremely rare. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I have an epidural steroid injection for bad back/leg pain & enter a race will it show as an illegal drug?
I HAVE AN EPIDURAL STERIOD INJECTION COMING UP IN 4 DAYS, MAY I STILL TAKE TRAMADOL HCL 50MLG FOR MY LOW BACK,LEG PAIN?
How long does a epidural lasts for a herniated disk? Are there any side effects to a epidural injection? Please help l have so much leg pain with back
Variable: The length of relief varies, and some do not get any relief at all. Risks include spinal headache or leak, headache, infection, and nerve injury. The steroid effect is usually a local one, and systemic effects are relatively minimized. However, some can have elevations in blood sugar, as well as some other risks of steroids. You should see a surgeon if you aren't getting better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the risk of having a epidural injection for low back pain? Is a epidural injection better if you have back and leg pain or just back pain
Experiencing Back pain from epidural 13 weeks ago and now experiencing left leg pain and left chest pain. Related or a blood clot?
Need additional info: Is there any leg swelling? if yes, right or left leg does the chest pain get worse with taking deep breath? Are you short of breath? and cough or fever? if you have chest pain getting worse with breathing and short of breath? best thing would be to go to nearby ER and ensure that there is no clot in the blood vessels of leg and lungs. Thanks ...Read more
22yo, bulged l4-l5, l5-s1 causing leg pain, had 2 epidurals. What are my options now ? Affects my sports and irritates me in footy season.
I have a ruptured L4 L5. I have recently started having groin pain I had two epidurals 2 weeks ago. leg pain stopped. not groinhave a injured s1?
Mri :lumbar radiculopathy l4-5, s1, edematous sciatic nerve. Severe leg pain. Epidurals not helping. Do i f?
Surgery: If you have completed a proper work-up and have failed a reasonable period of conservative care ( at least 6-8 weeks ) and you are in significant pain that prevents you from doing your normal activities, then surgery is an option to discuss with your doctor. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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