I Had An Epidural That Didn't Work

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    Ruined For Life

    Next month is my 5th anniversary. I cannot it has been this long already. I first got arach from a botched epidural for childbirth. I came home from the hospital with TWO gifts that day. A precious, beautiful, perfect baby girl.. And a lifelong disability and curse of the worst...
    DawnMG DawnMG
    31-35, F
    Sep 12, 2013

    My Epidural Didn't Work

    I was in labor for 13 hrs when i requested an epidural. they placed it and it hurt a lot. my legs went numb and i relaxed but then i had pain on the left side of my body. they gave me more medicine and had me lay on my left side. i did that and it didn't work, then the pain...
    BX33 BX33
    Nov 19, 2009

    My Epidural Fail

    I created the group and haven't even shared my story. So I guess I should. Mine isn't as bad as the others. My epidural was for labor. For my first born. Not sure how many hours into labor I was at the time, but I was at 5cm when they let me get it. My labor with him, was only...
    stardreamer06 stardreamer06
    22-25, F
    Oct 4, 2010

    Twice It Failed

    Epidurals aren't only for pain relief during childbirth. They're also used for the treatment of chronic pain symptoms in terminal care, usually in the short or medium term. The epidural space is more difficult and risky to access as one ascends the spine, so epidural...
    zillaron zillaron
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Nov 19, 2009
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