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Sciatica pain

I am suffering from sciatia pain and suggested to go for injection on the spine. I heard it is a steroid and givea temporary relief. Please advice.
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Dr. Nataraj H M Bangalore | Orthopedist
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Epidural steroid injection is a treatment modality for sciatica.. It relieves the radiating pain.. There will not be any generalized side effects of steroid since it's a locally acting steroid and very low dose is used.. It provides only partial recovery and duration of recovery cannot be predicted..
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