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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Not sure either: But if turns out to be a similar thing, consider prolotherapy or prp injections.

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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Return to treater: Your mom needs to return to the doc who injected her arm to evaluate this. A nerve could have been injured, infection may be present , or it may be un ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Not really.: I believe that your sleepiness is due to the long stressful day and perhaps relief from pain from the cortisone injection. Yes, i think you'll feel be ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Local reaction: The skin and overlying tissues can be altered by the steroid injection. There is sometimes a thinning of the skin and a loss of the subcutaneous (unde ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
42 years experience in Radiology
Yes: A small amount of bleeding under the skin after injection is not unusual, especially if you have been taking anti-inflammatory medicines, which have s ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience in Neurosurgery
Not clear: Pinched nerve in the neck can cause arm and hand pain, numbness, weakness. Tennis elbow typically causes elbow pain and weak hand grip. It is unclear ... Read More
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A 82-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Sure: Old malaria isn't exactly the sort of thing that will be exacerbated by cortisone. There may be a better Rx if that site is itchy, though.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Time: Should get better with time, but I would see a hand surgeon for a consultation to get a better idea of the diagnosis and prognosis. Hope this helps!
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott m Smith
40 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
More detailed surger: It depends on the surgery that was done. The tried and true operation is to detach the ligament, shear off the bone spur, and reattache the ligament. ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience in Radiology
Surgery should be: The very last thing tried. Make sure your physical medicine doctor has put you on a full course of progressive eccentric exercise. Nitrous oxide patc ... Read More
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