10 doctors weighed in:
Can I have an epidural if I have ms?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Sheila Goodman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
There is good data to say that it is safe to have an epidural with m.S.

In brief: Yes
There is good data to say that it is safe to have an epidural with m.S.
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Dr. Sheila Goodman
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes, not issue
If you need epidural injection for any legitimate reason, there is no contraindication if you suffer MS

In brief: Yes, not issue
If you need epidural injection for any legitimate reason, there is no contraindication if you suffer MS
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
As a matter of fact there is no one anesthetic that is preferred as each has its risk and benefit (epidural vs general, for example).
The important point is that you should have a complete history and physical prior to the epidural and be monitored closely during and after the procedure.

In brief: Yes
As a matter of fact there is no one anesthetic that is preferred as each has its risk and benefit (epidural vs general, for example).
The important point is that you should have a complete history and physical prior to the epidural and be monitored closely during and after the procedure.
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: MS
It may. Best to consult your neurologist to make sure.

In brief: MS
It may. Best to consult your neurologist to make sure.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
You can have exacerbation of symptoms.
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