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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Level of cortisol: A cortisol test is done to measure the level of the hormone cortisol in the blood. The cortisol level may show problems with the adrenal glands or pit ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Cortisone: Usually not but are you on the right dose and what are you trying to treat Dr.?
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
Worsen it: Hc is for controlling inflammation. It may make infection worsen. Syphilis is a bacterial infection.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Hormone: A steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex that regulates carbohydrate metabolism and maintains blood pressure. A preparation of this hormone o ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Why?: Although i used to give them, studies by deyo, et al, and others more recently, have shown little benefit over a systemic steroid injection. The inje ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience in Pain Management
Symptoms?: What you may be experiencing may be merely side effects of the albuterol like heart racing and pounding which is not an allergy but an effect upon the ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: They will help with the inflammation but don't forget about: • rest. • ice to the affected area. • take an over-the-counter pain reliever.. • w ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Upto 48 hrs.: In majority of patients, it takes upto 48 hrs for relief after a cortisone shot. In some patients ( about 5-8%), the pain can get worse for about 24- ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Many factors: 1-cushings syndrome a metabolic disorder caused by overproduction of corticosteroid hormones by the adrenal cortex and often involving obesity and hi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Alopecia Areata: Alopecia areata treatment in alopecia areata, the hair usually grows back by itself, but very slowly. Sometimes the new hair is temporarily gray or ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Try braces, PT &-: NSAIDS & stretching & activity modification. If all fails a steroid injection may help. Not repeated tho as steroids also damage the tissue it ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
No: Why ask? Do you have shingles? If so, do you have serious underlying disease? Have you been treated? Any transplants, radiation, or chemotherapy? Your ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Steroid fibromatosis: Cortisone shots are generally used to treat fibromatosis.
A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Seborrheic dermatiti: Cortisone is not the only treatment option. Anti-fungal medication ketoconazole (nizoral) may be used for this condition. Essential oil, unfortunately ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
NO: Cortisone injections may be given for many reasons; tendinitis/bursitis, arthritis of joints, rotator cuff tears, carpal tunnel syndrome, etc. Esi, al ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
Allergy: You need to see a skin doctor for possible diagnosis and treatment you could have some kind of allergy and contact dermatitis of course if you get exp ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: Cortisone cream is not as strong as cortisone injections, but it is safer. The reason we use creams instead of giving everyone cortisone pills or sho ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
No.: Cortisone will have little or no effect on a fungal rash, other than to mask the symptoms and make you think it is going away. Fungal rashes require a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Both: Both may help. 1 is an injection. This can rarely cause infection. You might want to try Prednisone if you are able and get an image and see physiothe ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Potentially: This is very possible. Sometimes physical therapy focused on stretching and flexibility is enough. Sometimes this along with a steroid injection can a ... Read More
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A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Judy Black
21 years experience in Pediatrics
See a doctor : I think it's important to get any kind of abnormality in the genital area checked out, especially in a child as young as 18 months. It's hard to know ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
No: Only for the redness or color change. You must use antibiotics.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Popowitz
22 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Cortisone is a steroid.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dann Byck
Dr. Dann Byck answered
29 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Unlikely: Have not heard of that as a side effect.
A member asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
17 years experience in Podiatry
Maybe: Most likely the cyst will pop once injected and will go away for a while. However, there is high chance for it to come back. My experience getting it ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Spencer
35 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: Vanos is a high potency topical steroid. It may be applied after steroid injections if there is still an active, scaly, inflammatory process on the s ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes.: A cortisone injection can be extremely helpful, even curative. It should be administered by an orthopedic elbow specialist, top make sure that it's gi ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
For what?: Kenalog (triamcinolone) injections are effective for a number of disorders. Which one did you have in mind?
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
25 years experience in Sports Medicine
Sometimes: In properly indicated cases, cortisone injections may fix shoulder pain. Its usually helpful for pain from arthritis, and bursitis in the setting of ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Just be sure to not get it into the eyes themselves.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerald Ratner
50 years experience in Psychiatry
No: The only painful or uncomfortable sensation is the push of the steroid into your arm.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
36 years experience in Dermatology
No: A cortisone cream can decrease inflammation that is often seen around actinic keratoses. However, cortisone cream should not be used to eradicate act ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Schneider
44 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Cortisone treatment: Short term (less than 30 days at less than 30 mgs per day of prednisone) or a single cortisone shot has a low risk of significant side effects.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Triamcinolone: Yes. Triamcinolone is a steroid.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes.: Cortisone or other steroid injections are common treatments for shoulder pain, related to rotator cuff injuries. Partial thickness rotator cuff tears ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Vipond
18 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Corticosteroids: Hydrocortisone acetate belongs to the family of corticosteroids. Corticosteroids are made by the body in the adrenal gland as a stress response to hel ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Cortisone urinary fr: In some people who are prediabetics high doses of cortisone can cause diabetes and that can cause polyurea and in return may cause night time frequenc ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cortisone shots: What you experienced is likely a vasovagal response, which is due to your anxiety, triggering autonomic nervous system reactions. Possible side effect ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Cortisone shot: There is no quick answer to this question because you do not report the reason for a cortisone shot. One of the causes of hot flashes is the time s ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Depends on multiple : Factors. Ex. Where it is being injected; some areas of the body are more responsive to cortisone than others. It depends on reason 4 injection. For in ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Canlas
29 years experience in Pain Management
It depends: It depends on the type of steroid that was used on you. We do not use cortisone anymore for steroid injection as its effect is generally short (4 hour ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
It is variable: The effect depends on the severity of inflammation, the specific preparation and dose of the steroid that was injected and your response. The medicat ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Your Rheumatologist: May try some steroid spreading drugs after resolution of flare ups to minimize adverse effects of steroids
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Dr. Harry Greenberg
26 years experience in Dermatology
Lipomas : Lipomas are harmless fatty tumors. I would suggest that you go to a plastic surgeon or a dermatologist to have it removed. Typically, an incision is ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vinod Doreswamy
26 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
You : You have phototoxic dermatitis from taking hct and exposing to sun. You should wear a sunscreen when sun exposed at all times. For now you can try Ben ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Either: Best: use them 30 minutes apart individually. Practical: mix them if above is not feasible. There are indeed cream combining both agents but when yo ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Slowly back down: If a person has been using high dose or long term oral or injectable steroids (cortisone) then it is crucial to gradually taper the dose to prevent wh ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
3 a year is safe: Frequent shoulder have lead to some tendon ruptures biceps supraspinstus, 3 a year is injection a common safe limit. Dont lift heavy onjevts with arm ... Read More
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