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... Hi all. I was wondering if anyone had the following side effects from a lumbar sympathetic block- nausea, vomiting, grogginess and feeling sleepy? :eek: :confused: Thanks. :p JennyLynne (2 replies)
... Sympathectomy permanently damages the temperature regulatory system. The reason sympathectomy does not cause side effects other than ineffective control of pain as well as impotence and orthostatic hypotension is because it is invariably partial and incomplete. ... (1 replies)
... i just really don't understand the fact that your docs 'appear' to KNOW you have 'something' going on within that lumbar but they cannot pin it down'? ... (14 replies)

... atter of finding what works best for you. Antidepressents help with any depression one may have but it's supposed to help with pain too. One of those neat little side effects that no one really knew about. It doesn't always help but sometimes it does and it sometimes help a body get to sleep too. ... (5 replies)
... As Claire said, the blocks are a way of trying to put the RSD into remission. The meds, pump, SCS help with the pain, but don't really help put it into remission. ... (14 replies)
... Ms because they would do the same thing. All of the Drs recommended the lumbar sympathetic nerve blocks. ... (1 replies)
Now taking Topomax
Nov 27, 2008
... As for anesthesia, I've had several lumbar sympathetic blocks, and I worried at tfirst as they're all in the spine. But when I couldn't walk, I thought I had no other options. ... (51 replies)
... If I can relieve any fear that comes with the block I will try. As with all who have gone before you, the nerve blocks are scary. It really helps to have someone who actually has had them to understand what it is like. The results will vary as you have no doubt seen. ... (15 replies)
New Member
Jan 30, 2005
... to control the pain. The side effects from the medications were driving me crazy so I've slowly weaned myself off all of them. ... (8 replies)
... I've had 8 Lumbar Epidural Sympathic Blocks in 2007. One with flouro guidance in Dec, 2007. After the 3rd epidural I had complete pain relief for 5 days. ... (10 replies)
... many of these meds have the 'double edged sword' of horrid side effects in the short term and also taking a wee while until you see any benefit. ... (11 replies)
New to the board
Oct 2, 2011
... face appointment with a PM doctor. My ortho got him on his mobile on a Monday night, I spoke to him over the phone, and was in hospital starting lumbar blocks on the Wednesday. ... (8 replies)
... ll. Same area...left knee, following a car accident. It spread to entire left leg and now affecting the right knee and just above and below that area. I had 3 blocks on the left and 1 on the right. ... (6 replies)
... OK, the point I wanted to make here is that I had been started on Nueronton as soon as I meet with a pain management Dr. I could not deal with the side effects. The Dr that performed my lumbar blocks had me switch from Nueronton to Trileptal, 100 mgs 2x a day. ... (6 replies)
... f as depressed as I was when I was on oral meds. The meds in the pump don't go through your system. They go directly to the spinal canal so you don't get all the side effects that you can get from oral meds. ... (8 replies)
... Im sorry to hear you had side effects from the block but glad it worked. hopefully they caught it in time!! ... (6 replies)
Quick question
Sep 15, 2004
... my first pm gave me enough anesthesia that i don't remember having 2 done. the after effects once i came to, where a droopy left side of my face. but your's is a lumbar, so i don't believe you get it in your neck like i did. ... (5 replies)
... ve sensitivity to touch to have rsd. I didn't at the start of it all. All the other symptoms sound like rsd. You also don't have to have color change either. RSD effects everyone differently. It's the biggest reason I wish docs would stop reading the dang books!! The skin doesn't have to have a huge color change or temp change. ... (13 replies)

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