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Can lumbar epidurals cause an increase in blood pressure?

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Dr. Janet Wilczak
Anesthesiology

In brief: Blood pressure

Unlikely. Most likely by relieving pain/stress and dilating the peripheral vascular system the blood pressure will decrease.

In brief: Blood pressure

Unlikely. Most likely by relieving pain/stress and dilating the peripheral vascular system the blood pressure will decrease.
Dr. Janet Wilczak
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