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Epidural Cortisone Shot

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by Monkeyboy, Oct 17, 2018.

  1. Monkeyboy

    Monkeyboy Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    May 23, 2015
    Nowhere, man ...
    Coming soon to a lumbar region near me ! :thumb::D

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  2. CephasG

    CephasG Strat-O-Master

    654
    Dec 13, 2017
    Land of Lincoln
    Yikes. Hope everything goes fine.
     
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  3. tery

    tery Most Honored Senior Member

    Jul 31, 2014
    Tennessee
    Bend over and hold your ankles … you will be fine :cool:
     
  4. roger@pennyflic

    roger@pennyflic Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    60
    Jul 4, 2013
    melbourne
    For "the boy dolphin", its a mere swim in the ocean.

    For others, well.....neausea, incontinence, followed by uncontrollable flatulence. In fact for many an entire evacuation of the body.

    I can truthfuly say that no one has ever actually died from this procedure but there are a great number who have wanted to.

    But for "the boy dolphin", a mere swim in the ocean.
     
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  5. Stormy Monday

    Stormy Monday Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jan 19, 2011
    somewhere
    you will feel like a new woman soon
     
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  6. Mansonienne

    Mansonienne Stratocrastinator Extraordinaire Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    54
    Dec 2, 2015
    Paris suburbs, France
    Ouch, that sounds painful. Since my last c-section the word “epidural” is enough to make me squirm...
    But I hope it does the trick for your lumbar region!
    I may be getting the kid’s portion in my thumb...
     
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  7. Monkeyboy

    Monkeyboy Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    May 23, 2015
    Nowhere, man ...
    Haha... but actually, the doc gave me an evaluation (which went swimmingly !) and described the procedure as NBD ,
    so I'm not worried, or even nervous right now. I'm happy that he's optimistic, and that
    it's going to be fairly cheap. Rather looking forward to it eagerly, in fact :whistling:
     
  8. Guy Named Sue

    Guy Named Sue Beer me up Scotty Strat-Talk Supporter

    Feb 11, 2015
    Terra Incognito
    You'll get through it buddy, hope for a quick recovery!
     
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  9. Monkeyboy

    Monkeyboy Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    May 23, 2015
    Nowhere, man ...
    Yeah, it's always been a big scary word, but this is somewhat different from that .
    He said it will not feel like much at all, and that the Lidocaine shot will be the one that stings,
    before the actual epi , so all that was a huge relief to hear.
     
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  10. Monkeyboy

    Monkeyboy Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    May 23, 2015
    Nowhere, man ...
    Thanks! I'm expecting some good results.
     
  11. Monkeyboy

    Monkeyboy Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    May 23, 2015
    Nowhere, man ...
    It's more for the leg, but if it doesn't help that, I'll take some back relief :thumb:
     
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  12. thomquietwolf

    thomquietwolf Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    77
    Dec 2, 2010
    Peardale CA
    Fir your Lumbar...
    Nice pun...
     
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  13. Mansonienne

    Mansonienne Stratocrastinator Extraordinaire Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    54
    Dec 2, 2015
    Paris suburbs, France
    Argh! Fixed the typo before I saw its punliness
     
  14. trapdoor2

    trapdoor2 Strat-O-Master

    Age:
    61
    905
    Oct 25, 2017
    Nawth Alabama
    My peers (friends and co-workers) get epidural shots regularly. Almost everybody over 50 around here has issues that require some sort of help.

    Except me. For me, I figure it isn't "if" it is when...
     
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  15. Electgumbo

    Electgumbo Lost Planet Airman Strat-Talk Supporter

    Dec 26, 2010
    Scott La.
    I’ve had a bunch of those. They worked for a while. I’ve had them in my upper back neck area and my lumbar area...
     
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  16. Monkeyboy

    Monkeyboy Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    May 23, 2015
    Nowhere, man ...
    For me, limber
    To Be
    A lumbering beast again
     
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  17. thomquietwolf

    thomquietwolf Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    77
    Dec 2, 2010
    Peardale CA
    Between
    Bull riding
    &
    Racing
    &
    General overall careless living...
    I've grown to dislike needles...

    Good luck with that
     
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  18. Monkeyboy

    Monkeyboy Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    May 23, 2015
    Nowhere, man ...
    Thanks !
     
  19. Bob the builder

    Bob the builder Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    58
    May 2, 2016
    Cranston, Rhode Island
  20. simoncroft

    simoncroft Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    62
    May 30, 2013
    SE England
    According to little bit of Google research,
    Reported side effects from epidural steroid injections include:
    • Localized increase in pain.
    • Non-positional headaches resolving within 24 hours.
    • Facial flushing.
    • Anxiety.
    • Sleeplessness.
    • Fever the night of injection.
    • High blood sugar.
    • A transient decrease in immunity because of the suppressive effect of the steroid.
    So, hopefully, not quite that bad, @Monkeyboy. Hope it does the trick for you. :thumb: