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Can I drink Alcohol after a cortisone shot

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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
You can as long as: You can as long as you do not drink too much and are not taking any prescription pain killers.

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A member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
You can drink alcoho: You can drink alcohol any time after a cortisone shot as long as you are not taking any prescription pain killers and drink in moderation and dont ove ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: No contraindication to some alcohol in moderation.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Steroids + alcohol: It would be best to avoid the two together since the alcohol can affect the stomach lining, as can the oral steroids. Best to wait at least 5 days for ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No wait: No waiting period is necessary.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: Not good idea to mix alcohol with anything.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Rosenthal
44 years experience Podiatry
Probably Okay: I wouldn't over do it and I would ask the doctor who is giving you the injection. Also depending on what is the reason and where the injection is, wou ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You can drink alcohol after getting vaccinations but remember that some vaccinations may cause a low grade fever as a side effect and the alcohol woul ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Social drinking will not interfere with the effectiveness of the series.

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