After browsing the first 7 pages of this forum, I only found 4 threads (including mine) that were positive.
Also, after reviewing the titles and posts of many of the other threads in this "Spinal Injections" forum, I wonder, can it be that only 4 of us have had any kind[/u] of success (pain relief) with Epidural Steroid Injections?
Yes, the side affects from an ESI are numerous, but most of them are short term. And yes, I have had numerous injections [u]that didnt work[/u], but [u]never had any bad reactions or adverse side effects.
I also notice that the majority of posts here are by women. High blood sugar, muscle spasms, high blood pressure, weight gain, seizures, low cortisol(?), hot flashes, wacky menstrual cycles, etc., etc.......and this is just on the first page!
With all due respect to every women here, I wonder if women are more susceptible to adverse side effects than men are?