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Is it okay to drink alcohol after having an epidural steroid inyection?

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Are migraine, pounding chest and nausea normal after steroidal epidural?

I got a steroidal epidural in L5 12hrs ago and for the last few hours have had a migraine and pounding chest with neaseua. I ve never had any allergic reactions, don t smoke, don t drink, have ...
 

Will alcohol consumption make epidural steroid injection dangerous?

Hello. I have a epidural steroid injection scheduled for this morning, but I had a glass of brandy ...-procedure instructions. I ve had no other alcohol for over a week before. Will this make the procedure more dangerous? ...
 

What causes weakness and headache post epidural steroid injection?

since an Epidural steroid injection. 2 weeks ago I ve felt weak, dizzy at times and my BP was 105 over 65 This morning lower than usual for me since I have HBP. Also, immediately after injection I felt ...
 

Will it cause a problem while taking epidural steroid injection after drinking vodka last night?

I am scheduled for an epidural steroid injection this afternoon at 2 pm in my lumbar area. I ... that cause a problem with the epidural injection? ...
 

Heaviness and chest pain after epidural steroid injection. Due to injection?

I had an epidural steiod injection in the lumbar region of my back. The doctor concentrated the medicine to reach my knee where I have been having the most pain. He said he was injecting higher ...
 

Diagnosed with cervical stenosis, painful body. Antidepressants, celebrex, epidural steroid injections. Surgery?

medications. Surgery was advised after all conservative treatments failed like therapy and epidural steroid injections. After the second MRI there was thickening of the T1 T2 T3. Is this alarming? The neurosurgeon ...
 

Having severe hairloss afer taking epidural steroid injections. Inter-related?

I had 2 rounds of epidural steroid injections 4 months ago. The injections were 3 weeks apart. I ... to the steroid. He believes the injection into the epidural would cause the problem more than the steroid itself ...
 

Can constipation be due to steroid epidural shot?

I had a steroid epidural shot 4days ago. In waiting for it to work, I noticed I ve become constipated. Could this be a side effect to the injection and in turn, could this be hindering my pain relief ...
 

Have severe headaches and increased heart rate after having a lumbar epidural steroid injection. Should I be worried?

Yesterday I had a lower lumbar epidural steroid injection. I ve had the worse headache ever & my ... lumbar. I ve never felt this after the others. Should I be worried? I had to cancel plans due ...
 

Anxiety has gotten worse after Epidural steroid injection. Unable to sleep. Side effects?

Hello. I had an epidural steroid injection on Tuesday. Since having the procedure my anxiety has ... to help with it. I cant sleep at night. Are these side effects from the steroids? I feel horrible. Im ...
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Is impotence related to epidural steroid injection taken for disc problem in back?

Because of my disk problem in back, I got an epidural steroid injection few days ago. However ... of epidural steroid injection? ...
 

How long does epidural steroid injection in lumbar area remain in the system?

How long does an Epidural Steroid injection in Lumbar area take to be excreted out of system (not ...)? If I have back surgery in 2 weeks after epidural, any increased risk for arachnoiditus due ...
 

Had cervical epidural injection. Having soreness at the injection site. Suggest

Hello. I had a cervical epidural injection for neck pain and arm numbness and pain (all on the left .... but it seemed to get better after three days. Six days after the injection I felt the injection site still ...
 

Why am I feeling bloated after taking lumbar epidural steroid injection?

I had an Lumbar epidural steriod injection on July 31st about 4 or 5 days later, my stomach blew up ... if this was from the cortisone . It seems weird that it would happen shortly after the injection. ...
 

Is Epidural steroid injection effective for sciatic pain in legs?

will a epidural for mild stenosis be effective what does my dr inject into my spine.I have sciatic pain in my left leg..will the injection stop this pain. ...
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Will an epidural steroid injection affect birth control pills?
hello, thanks for your query, epileptic medicine steroids will interact medroxyprogesterone pills. discuss with anaesthtist about ur pill category and interactions .all the best, take care
 
Hello, today I had an epidural steroid injection with sedation at 10am. I feel really light headed, I checked my BP it was 126/89 and pulse was 106. I feel hot
Thanks for contacting HCM. You are concerned that after having an epidural steroid injection today that you are now experiencing light headedness and possible fever. I would recommend that you seek medical attention to be sure you do not have any complications from your injection.
 
Hi Doctor! I am 29 year old guy & i have herniated disk issues from past 6years. I did epidural steroid injection , but i did not receive any positive responce
If all the conservative measures including pain threshold lowering drugs, physiotherapy and epidural shots are unsuccessful, it is time you consider surgical options.
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