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Old 01-29-2005, 12:17 PM   #1
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does epidural in childbirth affect ms?

hi all, if you have ms, does epidural in childbirth affect you? side effexts? progression?cheers, aprilx

 
Old 01-29-2005, 02:37 PM   #2
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Re: does epidural in childbirth affect ms?

I haven't been officially diagnosed yet but I felt like I should comment on this since I have had 2 epidurals since my symptoms started.

The only thing that I noticed was that the numbness in my lower back (at my tailbone) stayed around for about 3 months both times. It wasn't painful, just kind of un-nervingly weird! Eventually it just faded away.

Please keep in mind that I haven't had my diagnosis yet! Good luck to you!

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Angi

 
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Old 03-15-2005, 06:33 PM   #3
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Re: does epidural in childbirth affect ms?

In my studies epidurals are ok for people with MS. Spinal anesthesia would be something that most docs would likely avoid. good luck!
-ruggie

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Old 03-16-2005, 02:41 AM   #4
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Re: does epidural in childbirth affect ms?

thanks guys x just researching myself x

 
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