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Steroid epidural injections, swollen face

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What causes swollen face while on steroid injections?

sessions of steroid injections for the last two or three . His face has gotten quite swollen -- could that be the cause? He is not ingesting anything with steroids now. Once the injections stop will the swelling go ...
 

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 ...
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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 ...
 

What are the uses and side effects of Epidural steroid injection?

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to answer my ?.. I m going to be having a Epidural Steroid Injection in my spine, I m a little concerned because the doctor that will be doing it, well is reviews ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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.
 
What could cause the large (2.5-3cm) hard lump not movable, completely painless, irregular in shape, and not red or open behind my right ear? I only feel tired.
Swollen lymphnodes perhaps...
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