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When I was in the hospital I had an epidural. Its been a little over a week now since ive been off it and latley ive been getting major headaches and ive been feeling sick like ive had the flu for a week. Does this have anything to do with the epidural or should I call a doctor?

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Asked by TheMadHatter at 1:06 AM on Apr. 7, 2009 in Health

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  • It might. Call the doctor or an anesthesiologist.

    Answer by SusieD250 at 1:08 AM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • you might have got a little in the spinal fluid but they should have known then.. you should call

    Answer by Jan0609momma at 1:19 AM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • It could be migraines from the epidural. It's one of the risks associated with epidurals. I would call the doctor.

    Answer by BethTTC at 2:35 AM on Apr. 7, 2009

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