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Epidural Steroid Injection

An epidural steroid injection is an administration of medications, through a needle into the epidural space.

The medications frequently used are a combination of a local anesthetic or numbing medicine, such as lidocaine and a steroid, which is a strong anti-inflammatory medicine.

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Common Questions About Epidural Injections

Epidural Injection Procedure

Possible Complications of Epidural Injection

After the Epidural Injection

Call Your Child's Doctor If:

Last Updated: 12/2013