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cortisone injection knee recovery

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes a cortisone shot is the injection of a type of steroid into the area intended (the knee for example). A medial partial knee replacement, as the n ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
30 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Ortho: Maybe. Is the knee swollen red or warm to touch? Regardless i would go back to doctor and be checked.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
NOT LONG: 24-48 HOURS IF IT WORKS AT ALL.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Relief by day 3-5: Cortisone injections performed in the mild to moderately arthritic knee should provide relief by days 3-5 if the injections are to work at all. Each k ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Karam
10 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Insurance will not approve it. If you have a lot of pain I would typically do a steroid injection first and then follow it up with viscosupplementatio ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Cortisone no help: That should tell you that the cortisone injection did not help. What problems lead to the injection in the first place? Have the doctor reevaluate the ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: It can cause transient pain and swelling even if it given in the correct place. The medication crystals sre responsible.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes if all other -: -less invasive measures have failed, & the only alternative is a replacement. However 1 injection is worth a shot,as it may last a long time. If o ... Read More
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A 96-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience in Cardiology
Cortisone shot: not typical side effects,if persistent please be checked out. Also check your temperature to exclude a fever.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Not technically in: A joint injection of sterioid is a local injection and not technically in the blood stream. Admittedly low levels can go more systemically leading to ... Read More
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