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Fainting after cortisone injection

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Very few: The risks are small. Rarely this is a brief increase in inflammation which usually resolves quickly with the application of ice. Infection risks are e... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 51 years experience
It may: take as long as a week to really kick in. Try to rest the affected joint while you wait.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Zimmerman
Pain Management 33 years experience
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
Rheumatology 29 years experience
Maybe: The injection was not positioned correctly or that the issue is beyond response to cortisone.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Demetrius Lopes
Neurosurgery 20 years experience
Depends on reason: Depends on the situation. Recommend discuss your concerns with your local doctor.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Demetrius Lopes
Neurosurgery 20 years experience
Local heat and time: Watch for signs of infection like redness, discharges, fever or worsening of pain.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 16 years experience
Depends on your need: The goal of the cortisone injection is to decrease your symptoms to the point where you don't need to take anti- inflammatories. That being said, a sh... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Long gone: It's long gone and metabolized. No worries.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Billy
Dr. Gregory Billyanswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 28 years experience
Sometimes: Tendinopathies are usually treated conservatively. They will respond to relative rest or bracing, medications (anti-inflammatories) and then exercise... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
Rheumatology 29 years experience
That: Pain is coming from ligament, from bursa, or there is arthritis on the joint, or issues of pronation or supination.

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