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How can you deal with the back pain caused from an epidural?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: If it is pain

At the insertion site, warm compresses and anti-inflammatories should help.
If it is more severe you should speak with your anesthesiologist who may refer you for an MRI and neurology consultation.

In brief: If it is pain

At the insertion site, warm compresses and anti-inflammatories should help.
If it is more severe you should speak with your anesthesiologist who may refer you for an MRI and neurology consultation.
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hard to say

See a spine specialist to make sure nothing was damaged or irritated after the injection.
If it was for labor epidural if you are not better in a few weeks, would definitely consider repeat MRI to see what is going on.

In brief: Hard to say

See a spine specialist to make sure nothing was damaged or irritated after the injection.
If it was for labor epidural if you are not better in a few weeks, would definitely consider repeat MRI to see what is going on.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. John Kayvanfar
Sports Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Refer to answer

There are three causes.
Epidural bleeding, leak, and catheter break up. To find the actual cause refer to your physician.

In brief: Refer to answer

There are three causes.
Epidural bleeding, leak, and catheter break up. To find the actual cause refer to your physician.
Dr. John Kayvanfar
Dr. John Kayvanfar
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