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Does the methylprednisolone dosepak take away the pain of a herniated disk?

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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Prednisone for pain

Prednisone is a temporary solution to help with an acute flare of your back pain.
Some people who have herniated disk do not have pain and others have it chronically. When there is a flare or a worsening of pain, this can help but will not permanently make the pain go away.

In brief: Prednisone for pain

Prednisone is a temporary solution to help with an acute flare of your back pain.
Some people who have herniated disk do not have pain and others have it chronically. When there is a flare or a worsening of pain, this can help but will not permanently make the pain go away.
Dr. Seema Patel
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Dr. Will Moorehead
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Maybe

Steroids, when given orally, by iv, intrathecal or transforaminal are provided for the purpose of decreasing the inflammation around the nerve root.
Through this mechanism reduction in pain intensity occurs.

In brief: Maybe

Steroids, when given orally, by iv, intrathecal or transforaminal are provided for the purpose of decreasing the inflammation around the nerve root.
Through this mechanism reduction in pain intensity occurs.
Dr. Will Moorehead
Dr. Will Moorehead
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