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how long does cortisone shot last in shoulder

A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: Faciak flushing is a common side effect of steroids. This reaction is more common in women and is seen into up to 40% percent of patients. This can be ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
"Steroid flush": The cortisone shot is used for pain control and reduce the inflammation. It is not unusual to experience redness and a feeling of warmth of the chest ... Read More

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
? Clarify: You are getting a shot of Depo-Provera in your shoulder or buttocks? It will last longer( no one can say how long) if it is injected into your glenohu ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
see details: It should be improving in 6-8 hours and hopefully resolve by 24-48 hours.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience Podiatry
Bad : shoulder injection is always painful for 1 to 2 weeks. Next time get it gluteal area
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: The hot flashes could be related to your hormonal state. Sleeplessness may be constellation of depression and poor sleep hygiene. See your doctor f ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Shingles, acne: Corticosteroid ("cortisone") injected into a joint stays in the joint and has no effect on the immune system. Your acne and shingles are not due to th ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Abrutyn
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Reaction to : Could be a reaction to the preservative in the numbing medicine (typically Lidocaine or some type); generally it's not from the steroid itself. But i ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
Slows healing: Cortisone injections in the shoulder decrease the inflammation or arthritis or bursitis and tendinitis. This is good for pain relief and allowing for ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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May be related to: tension or a reaction to the cortisone. pLease contact your treating physician.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Badman
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Calms inflammation.: Nobody uses cortisone anymore unless you are a horse. Everyone knows what it is though so we usually call steroid injections "cortisone". This is es ... Read More

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