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Cortizone overdose

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience 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

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cortizone overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. "Symptoms of corticosteroid overdose can include: Altered mental ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
Yes: While the typical otc Hydrocortisone creams are usually 1/2 %, no more than 1% it is still possible to develop side effects with overuse with them. T ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience 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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience 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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Antifungal.: No.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Zimmerman
33 years experience Pain Management
Minimal: Occasionally, patients have an hour or two of injection site soreness, due to passage of the needle through muscles. Ice and rest is sufficient to ad ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Many choices: This depends on your diagnosis. We have different medications beyond cortisone. We want to use these other medication so we can avoid long term ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Nothing: if the pain is not livable, then surgery.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Similar: Both are steroid hormones. Cortisol is the more "powerful" of the two, accounting for about 95% of the glucocorticoid activity in the body. Cortisone ... Read More
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