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depomedrol allergy in children

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
None interact with: injection, which is a small amount of drug in one spot and not everywhere. Frankly, the slight risk is the meloxicam (aspirin like drugs potentially i ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Depo medrol (methylprednisolone): For what condition? and where was it injected? Discuss with your doctor. Blood flow to an area,exercise, metabolism, other medications are factor ... Read More
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Results vary: You did not really say where you had the injection or what it was for but results with steroid injections vary. If it was an intramuscular injection t ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: But they are often used the same way by different practitioners.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Depends on what for!: It truly depends on what you are injecting it for. Some joints injections last long time. Carpal rtunnel, months. Nerve block, may be years if first ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Depo medrol (methylprednisolone): Depends on many factors: the patient, the location, the amount and the placement are among the many variables.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Just a shot: Getting a shot is never pleasant but all of us have had shots before. Kids get vaccine shots all the time and do fine. An IM shot would not be given t ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Pain after shot.: May have pierced blood vessel. Show to you Dr in AM if not better.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: If the flu is already active in your area, a shot may be the best thing you can do right now to reduce your risk. However, it is likely not to give yo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
19 years experience Family Medicine
Usually no issue: Technically yes, steroids decrease an immune response, but it is usually not an issue when you are generally healthy and taking care of yourself in te ... Read More
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