I'm scheduled for two epidural shots on 8/26/13. I've had a long history of no sensation, about 15 years. Two years ago I started getting T shots and I started getting some of the sensation back. I thought it might have been the med s that I had been taking. I got the pellet T replacement because that was supposed to be better. Three weeks after I got them I lost the sensation. The pellets last five to six months. I had to wait to have my new insurance start covering the T shots again. I started them four months ago ( she hit a nerve). I didn't get the sensation back this time. I felt like I had a groin pull off and on for years. I went to a back guy. He took an x-ray then sent me for an MRI. Turns out that I have a herniated disc. I didn't realize that my pelvic pain could be coming from my back. I had googled the herniated disc and the next trip to the back doctor I spilled my guts to all the problems that I've been having. He said that the disc ( L 5 ) affects the entire pelvic area. He was not surprised and that the epidurals were in order. Two weeks after the first set of shots he wants me to get two more shots. He's convinced that this will take care of my problems. I only had back pain occasionally and it was't real bad as it is now. l'll let you know how I make out.View Thread
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