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Has anyone else had a neurostimulator implanted for pain control?

Posted 15 Oct 2013 by kathyhanson 40 answers

My pain management doctor is going to try epidurals for my back pain, but if they don't work, he wants to try a neurostimulator. I would really appreciate comments/experiences/suggestions from anyone who has a neurostimulator. I don't look forward to another minor surgery, but if the ...

Steroid Epidural Injections - Hi guys, have any of you experienced extreme crabby mood after having?

Posted 27 Sep 2013 by MacIntosh12 7 answers

a Steroid Epidural Injection? I just had one done yesterday and the pain relief feels real! No kidding, who knew!? Why am I such a b*tch? (No, not that time of month, either.) Anyone else ever feel like this after an epidural? I'm normally sanguine and kind, but I'm so fitful and nasty ...

Are epidurals and nerve blocks the same thing?

Posted 2 Mar 2014 by Amiyah 1 answer

I NEED HELP? I have a plethora of back and neck problems! I have three herniated disc in my neck, two bulging disc in Lumbar, two fractures in the thoracic (The curvature in this area caused scoliosis), spinal stenosis, cord compression, pinched nerves, damage nerves, et al. I receive injections in ...

How long do epidural steroid injection side affects last?

Posted 15 Aug 2018 by cowboy9227 2 answers

had 2 in lower back for bulging disc,1 week ago.have been getting headaches and nausea for last 3 days.back pain is worse and have tingling numbing sensation down both legs.is this normal or should I go to er.it was a transforaminal epidural steroid injection on left and right side of lower back

I am in severe pain. I am 47 next week. Had scoliosis surgery with a harrington rod when I was 14. I

Posted 26 Sep 2014 by 1bigproblem 2 answers

... have been to several specialists and had epidural injections, chiropractic care and accupunture. I spend most days in bed and am depressed. I can go on. My question is has anyone had revision surgery? I'm told that this is a complicated surgery. I would need a vascular surgeon nearby and ...

Any suggestions for coping with the weight gain from lyrica? I've suddenly gained over 10 lbs?

Posted 7 May 2015 by benziong 2 answers

i'm taking 375 mg lyrica daily for persistent spasmodic leg pain, in addition to having received 3 spinal epidural injections over last 3 months. getting significant relief, 50-60%. i'm suffering from additional side effects, including occasional vision blurring, speech difficulty and ...

Did any of you have an epidural for back pain and the numbing agent didn't work?

Posted 9 Aug 2017 by MB29 2 answers

I felt the whole unpleasant procedure and now (next day) I'm in worse pain than I was before it. I called the doctors and left messages... no ones called me back. ugh! I have a pretty strong pain tolerance too. It was for a bulging disc... s1 and lots of nerve damage. Ironically I swear this ...

Can anyone tell me what the treatment is for piraformas syndrome?

Posted 10 Feb 2014 2 answers

Ive been misdiagnosed as having severe siatcia pain it was diagnosed today by a emergency room doctor who said its been caused by trauma to the epidural space in my lower back er doc has changed the dose of my oxycontin due to the pain being so bad what is the future for me and will I need surgery ...

How much is too much prednisone?

Posted 6 Feb 2016 by knorris0101 1 answer

On January 14 2016 I had an epidural steroid shot after 3 back surgeries. I was told in 7 to 10 days some relief would come. Still in unbearable pain ,On the 20th I had a steroid shot in my hip area which helped tremendously. Today is feb 6th and For the past week I have been right back to severe ...

I have been dealing with a back injury that resulted in MRI findings of a herniated disc between L1?

Posted 11 Apr 2015 by kimh9175 1 answer

... and L2. I had two epidural steroid injections but continue to have pain and issues. My right leg hurts all the way down to the toes and has painful swelling. Is this a normal occurrence of this condition or should I notify my doctor?

Pregnancy - I am a major depression patient and 30 weeks pregnant who is on Abilify 2.5mg for...

Posted 6 Jun 2015 by berkal5 1 answer

... the last 6 yrs. I have two questions: First, I am 42 yrs old want to give C section birth so i need to take epidural anesthesia during giving birth..is this possible? Second, did anyone breastfeed while taking Abilify? Or is there any data about Abilify and breastfeeding? I would like to know ...

Why did my hiccups get better after an epidural steroid injection?

Posted 21 Sep 2015 by Rachel8293 1 answer

I have had intractable hiccups for over a year now. A week and a half ago, I was given an epidural steroid injection at L4-L5 for a herniated disc. Within 3 days, my hiccups were much improved (though, sadly, the steroid did nothing for the pain). My first thought was that the steroid had reduced ...

Epidural injections for lower back pain?

Posted 13 Jun 2017 by Mike3009 1 answer

My doctor is forceing me to have this done. Telling me that he will refuse to treat me any longer if I do not go have this done. Is this lawful?

Why do I have severe pain in hip joints and knees?

Posted 11 Jul 2017 by QUITEHUMAN 1 answer

I had a fusion L4 and L5 2007.I have four screws and two pins in that area.I went back to work and made it in pain for tens more years until I broke completely down.I had several epidurals over the ten year span.Finally I had the last resource a SPINAL CORD STIMULATOR IMPLANT.It reduces the pain ...

Withdrawal from 5/325 oxycodone?

Posted 24 Aug 2017 by Momma16 1 answer

I have been taking 1-2 5/325 oxycodone since April for degenerative disc disease and bulging disc in my C5-C7. I was only taking one a day until this past Friday when I had a cervical epidural injection done and the pain has been horrible since then. The ESI actually my symptoms worse so I have had ...

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