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Can you get (also if you can, can I have) numbing type spray on my back after epidural?

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LadyOfWaffle Fri 22-Aug-08 15:47:19

I had several failed epis yestreday and my back is agony - if you can get what I am sort of thinking of, is it OK to spray it on I guess what is broken skin? Is there any other relief for the pain I can use? It hurts so much Thanks

AvenaLife Fri 22-Aug-08 15:49:23

You shouldn't spray these onto broken skin because they will sting like hell! Is the pain more towards the surface? Have you tried ibuprofen?

LadyOfWaffle Sat 23-Aug-08 22:32:36

Thanks - the pain is surface, deep and also feels sore between my spine bits also! Can only take paracetamol I think (breastfeeding) but thanks anyway

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