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Question: epidural site of injection

 flaca10 - Thu Aug 04, 2005 10:26 am

With my first child i had 7 years ago i had the epidural done. when they performed to injection the first time around they messed up. ever since that epidural, i have had what looks like a huge mosquito bite that comes around about once or twice a year. it's only at that one spot and there is pain and it itches. from having so many occurances in that spot there's a permanant dark spot on my back. i don't know what it is or why i have it but i would like to know if i can do anything to stop getting it or at least why i get it. thanks.
 CharleenC - Thu Sep 15, 2005 2:24 pm

It may just be a bit of scar tissue. Epidural (even when they messup) don't cause reoccurent skin welts. Perhaps it is something else and maybe it needs to be seen when it flares up by a dermatologist.

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