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how much do scalp cortisone injections cost

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
Cortisone injections: The word "cortisone" is thrown around a lot to mean a steroid, but there are many different types of steroids, and not all spaghetti is the same. In g ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janiece Stewart
19 years experience Sports Medicine
Anti-inflammatory : I would recommend taking an anti-inflammatory by mouth over a steroid injection. Costochondritis is inflammation of the muscle between the ribs. Und ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
25 years experience Sports Medicine
Sometimes: In properly indicated cases, cortisone injections may fix shoulder pain. Its usually helpful for pain from arthritis, and bursitis in the setting of ... Read More
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Dr. Stan Lee
Dr. Stan Lee answered
22 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Fair: There is strong scientific evidence that esi for a pinched nerve from an acute disk herniation can help control symptoms, buy time for recovery, and d ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Big differences: Cortisone injections are performed to decrease joint inflammation. Injections with hyaluronic acid derivatives have a number of known and some unexpl ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
No: That is not a typical reaction to a cortisone injection. Assuming this was no a spinal injection (which is a different topic altogether) i would look ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Canlas
29 years experience Pain Management
It depends: It depends on the type of steroid that was used on you. We do not use cortisone anymore for steroid injection as its effect is generally short (4 hour ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 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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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
This may be "male: Pattern Baldness". In men it's usually a combination of testosterone's effect on the hair follicles and genetics. Women who have this condition may ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Cortisone: Injection usually feels good immediately due to numbing medicine. Cortisone works progressively and is usually maximally effective in 3-4 days. During ... Read More
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