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I received a steroid shot for lung infection can that keep me awake

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malik Spady
22 years experience Rheumatology
24hrs if on abx : If antibiotics were given for a sinus infection a steroid injection will expedite recovery. If however a antibiotic was not given, steroids may suppr ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Viral infection: Something seems wrong with your description of what you have and the treatment prescribed. Suggest you discuss this with the doctor seeing you and if ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Anti-inflammatory: Steroids are the best anti-inflammatory medications we have to treat allergic and infectious inflammation in the respiratory tract - from the sinuses ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Usually I would urge you to wait a few more days to see how it progresses and I would rarely prescribe an antibiotic before a 10-day waiting period. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Advice: If you do indeed have a true ms relapse, a Medrol (methylprednisolone) dosepak lacks sufficient impact to really reverse it, but both oral and intrave ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Interaction: I see no significant interaction between a corticosteroid injection(like methylprednisolone) and testosterone medications.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Infection can/pain: Steroids are a natural stress hormone the body also makes in response to illness/stress. It shouldn't raise your heart rate, but the infection and the ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fredric Pullen
61 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Steroids are safe: Steroids are anti-inflammatory. Most people are not allergic to them. The steroid shot will help the inflammation in your sinuses and nose and is a n ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Better not repeat it: Steroid injections, some are long acting , aren't meant for ongoing asthma treatment or even acute asthma attacks. If you truly have asthma, treatment ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
You prob. have to: stay away from all oral steroids unless your Dr feels it is a necessity tthat you be on steroids. Have you ever thought of a beta blocker which slows ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: There are criteria for exclusion of subjects for clinical trials. I would suggest asking them to review this with you.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
Check with your dent: Epinephrine can cause blood vessels to spasm in the local area, if you nave a local problem check with your dentist quickly.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
It doesn't,however: Prednisone treats almost any inflammation anywhere in the body.Aparently you had some inflammation that was not related to the fibromyalgia, add in th ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Lung infection: You did not specify how long you have been sick but you should have had a chest x-ray done to confirm what "lung" infection you have. It it's a viral ... Read More
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A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not quite: The inhaler is to relieve bronchial constriction. The inhaler will not lead to asthma....Asthma leads to the use of an inhaler. Excessive use of any m ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
47 years experience Pediatrics
No: Giving you 5 doses of rabies vaccine instead of three will not hurt you but has made you more immune. After taking a pre- exposure course of three if ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
You : You need to have a follow up with your doctor. There is a chance that you could have pneumonia and/or bronchitis that is resistant to the antibiotics ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Steroid Shots: Many doctors provide steroid shots, but it will depend largely on your condition and what exactly needs treating (and where the shot will be administe ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Speak with Doctor: You cannot be forced to take the flu shot. Though it is much safer to be vaccinated against influenza than to contract this deadly virus, you can spea ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: You you can but this is really overkill. The local will make the procedure just about painless and the procedure will only take a few minutes. General ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Generally exercises will not improve a trigger finger.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Outpatient : If you have not yet seen the urologist it is likely he will evaluate you and schedule it on an outpatient basis. Multiple injections in the bladder w ... Read More

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