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What are some of the rare side effects of epidural steroid injections that last more than 10months?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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Infection. Severe infections are rare, occurring in 0.
1% to 0.01% of injections. A dural puncture occurs in 0.5% of injections. Nerve damage last long time localized increase in pain non-positional headaches resolving within 24 hours facial flushing anxiety sleeplessness fever the night of injection high blood sugar stomach ulcer avascular necrosis of hip joint(last long) cataracts.

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Infection. Severe infections are rare, occurring in 0.
1% to 0.01% of injections. A dural puncture occurs in 0.5% of injections. Nerve damage last long time localized increase in pain non-positional headaches resolving within 24 hours facial flushing anxiety sleeplessness fever the night of injection high blood sugar stomach ulcer avascular necrosis of hip joint(last long) cataracts.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

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Consider yourself fortunately that it gives you good relief for that long.

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Consider yourself fortunately that it gives you good relief for that long.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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