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Had lumbar epidural, blisters developed like herpes or shingles, sun sensitivity, sweating. Is it normal?

I received a lumbar epidural in may, developed blisters below the injection site,like herpies, or shingles ... sun sensitivity, cannot go outside til after dark, age spot bleeds if i go in the sun, wrapping my arms, is this normal, plus very hot all over, sweating very bad. never mind, on SSI, can t afford a MD...I ll stay wrapped til November.
Mon, 14 Apr 2014
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
I would recommend you to show it to a skin specialist because it is highly unlikely for steroid injection to cause such blister. it can be a different pathology and you must find the real cause. I would forbid you to apply any cream or itching there and wait for some time.
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