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What type steriods are there

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Temporary relief: For an 83 Y.O. Back with chronic degenerative disc disease, an epidural injection of the spine will only give temp relief to symptoms, but may last fr ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonja Stiller-martin
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: Depends on what you are taking the steroid for and what a 'steroid cycle' is. An oral steroid like prednisone is absorbed well enough and fast enough ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
No, but Surfaz SN: Does contain a steroid among other things. It is a topical medication containing 3 components: a steroid, an antifungal agent and an antibacterial ag ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Steronate nor: steronate nor = norethindrone - prevents pregnancy.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Usually prednisone: When steroids are use the usual choice is oral prednisone. Many physicians prefer using an injectable steroid because it's easy for the patient and do ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
20 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Depends on type: Treatment of pleurisy depends on underlying cause. Pleurisy itself denotes inflammation or irritation of lining of the lungs & can be caused by severa ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: Generally, steroids are used to treat inflammation which may often be the cause of some types of pain.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
Albuterol: No. Albuterol is not a steroid. Albuterol is in the class called beta adrenergic bronchodilators. There are a number of drugs available in this cl ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
no it is not: Albuterol is a bronchodilator and not a steroid
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt suggestions: It really depends on the underlying cause and the infection. I would suggest monitoring your temperature, staying well hydrated and each day you shoul ... Read More

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