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Steroid epidural injections, swollen face

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How long do side effects of steroids last?

the steroids in 3 lumbar and 1 cervical epidural injections I had over course of 2 months..it has been 3 weeks since my last injection. I have a very puffy/swollen face, ( moon face) a very bloated uncomfortable ...
 

Bit by bug and forehead is swollen. On steroids and antibiotics but area is swollen and painful. Suggest?

Hello last week I got bit by a bug or spider my forehead its swollen I went to the doctor I've been on steroids and antibiotics since last Friday my face is not swollen but the bite area is still swollen ...
 

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. ...
 

Do Epidural steroid injections cause palpitaions?

I am a healthy 67 year old. Exercise regularly. I have a 5 year history of 3 to 4 epidural steroid injections per year for chronic low back pain . For about that same period of time I have had what has been ...
 

What are the side effects of epidural steroid injections?

I get a epidural injection every 3 mo.to control pain and dysfunction from 3 herniated disks and stenosis that results in pain and dysfunction with my sciatic nerve around my core area, hips, hamstrings ...
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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 ...
 

Is my face swelling associated with epidural injections?

I have had 2 lumbar epidural injections a herniated disk and a tear in L4 L5. The 2nd injection ... to the injection as I do not take any other steroids and is it worth a doctor visit. Also when will it go away? ...
 

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 last evening before dinner and somehow missed the 5 day prior restriction on the pre ...
 

Are swollen face and hump on neck effects of cortisone injections?

I got a spinal epidural of cortizone to relieve the serious back pain I was having as a herniation of several lower discs. After about three weeks I noticed my face being fuller and a hump developing on my ...
 

Do steroid injections help with face lifts?

I had a mini face lift January 31. Ps pulled neck too tight. A revision was done he added a stich ... still swollen and mucle under chin swollen also had lip suction of jaw on jan 31st which iif I touch my ...
 

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 ...
 

Can Epidural Steroid injection cause mild headache and fast heart rate?

Hello, I have a question. I just checked my BP its 126/89 and my pulse is 106. I have lower back problems and had an Epidural steroid injection this morning. I feel really hot but not like running a fever ...
 

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 ...
 

Experienced dizziness and nausea post epidural steroid injection of celestone. Cause of concern?

My husband, 60 yrs old, had an Epidural Steroid Injection of Celestone for his Lumbar 4/5 discompfort. He experienced dizziness and nausea afterwards. This is his 4th injection within one year. He has ...
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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
 
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.
 
Tried physical therapy, medications, epidural steroid injections, etc for chronic back pain. What else can be done? Imaging films are mostly unremarkable.
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