What side effects should be reported to my doctor after a spinal injection?

It is possible that serious side effects may occur following a spinal injection procedure. Call your doctor or go to the emergency room if you experience any of the following:
  • Severe pain or headache
  • Fever or chills
  • Loss of bladder or bowel control
  • Progressive weakness
  • Redness or swelling around the injection site

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