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Can I get an epidural in labor with scoliosis?
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Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
The epidural is going to be more difficult to perform but is possible.
Have an experienced anesthesiologist in your medical team.

In brief: Yes
The epidural is going to be more difficult to perform but is possible.
Have an experienced anesthesiologist in your medical team.
Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes
Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
The vast majority of patients with scoliosis can definitely have an epidural with their pregnancy, although it is technically harder to perform. If you have had surgery down to the pelvis for scoliosis, then you may not be able to have an epidural.
Thank you for your question.

In brief: Yes
The vast majority of patients with scoliosis can definitely have an epidural with their pregnancy, although it is technically harder to perform. If you have had surgery down to the pelvis for scoliosis, then you may not be able to have an epidural.
Thank you for your question.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
In brief: Yes
Experienced anesthesiologist would have done procedures many times in patients with scoliosis.
Patients with scoliosis undergoing spinal surgery often receive epidural anesthesia.

In brief: Yes
Experienced anesthesiologist would have done procedures many times in patients with scoliosis.
Patients with scoliosis undergoing spinal surgery often receive epidural anesthesia.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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