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How long do cortisone steroids side effects last

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Cortisone: is most helpful if the cause of pain is due to tissue inflammation. Headaches due to migraine ( I notice you take Relpax) may not necessarily respond ... Read More

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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably : The side effects usually subside in
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Steroids effects: Steroids are very important in the treatment of multiple conditions. Cortisone and strides in general may alter the way blood sugar is metabolized (di ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Unlikely: It is very unlikely that one could absorb enough cortisone with over-the-counter cortisone creams to cause any significant systemic effects. However ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Is the "tendinitis" a local or generalized issue? I strongly urge a rheumatology consultation. Cortisone is not the treatment of choice. If the pain i ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
40 years experience Anesthesiology
Weeks: Kenalog (triamcinolone) is a depot form of steroid. It is designed to slowly release steroids over the course of a couple of weeks.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: If the injectable cortisone is the type used to inject joints, it has little risk. If you mean im cortisone injections, it has comparable risks to th ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Not much: Rarely, the steroid crystals can cause a mild inflammatory response but this is brief. Repeated injections into the same area over a short period can ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Do not scrub it: See a plastic dermatologist or plastics specialist, and never use it again on or near face. See prior answers about this topic. A caution and commen ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
The following: complications could occur but are not common site infection, swelling, pain. Repeated injections may lead atrophy and bone demineralization

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