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Q: can a epidural steroid inection cause frequent urination at nite

my husband has lower back pain and numbness. he received 2 epidural steroid injections in a 2 week period and he is now up every hour on the hour at nite having to urinate.

He also has a sore tongue. I wanted to know are these side effects from the injections or is this somethng we need to go to the
Doctor about.



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an angel, Community Member
8/25/11 9:47am

I have had the injections and had dry sore mouth and frequent urinations and a salty taste in mouth and finally it was so bad I went to emergency room and it was caused from steriods in injections and the steroid packet.  MY mouth is better and also I was told to not drink over 2 liters of liquid a day.  Be careful.  the doctors said that they had patient that almost died from steroid injections. 

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By rockinw, Community Member— Last Modified: 08/25/11, First Published: 02/19/09