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How long might this ic flare from and epidural steroid injection given 4 days ago last? How long does it take that medication to leave the body?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: 3-4 weeks

Speak with your pcp or gu doc to get advice on what to do.

In brief: 3-4 weeks

Speak with your pcp or gu doc to get advice on what to do.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 3 weeks

The steroid can last up to 3 weeks depending on formulation.

In brief: 3 weeks

The steroid can last up to 3 weeks depending on formulation.
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends.

You'll have to ask the doctor who gave you the injection how long it last because there are different types of meds.
As far as your ic i would go back to basics and work on diet, no caffeine, try zyrtec daily, prelief with food, take your Elmiron (pentosan) and other prescribed meds if you're on any.

In brief: Depends.

You'll have to ask the doctor who gave you the injection how long it last because there are different types of meds.
As far as your ic i would go back to basics and work on diet, no caffeine, try zyrtec daily, prelief with food, take your Elmiron (pentosan) and other prescribed meds if you're on any.
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
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