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whatbto do if i have high cortisone disorder

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many factors: 1-cushings syndrome a metabolic disorder caused by overproduction of corticosteroid hormones by the adrenal cortex and often involving obesity and hi ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Diede
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A variety of oma's: Pituitary adenoma, adrenal adenoma, adrenocortical carcinoma, and other tumors (lung, pancreas, thyroid, ) can produce to much cortisol, either direct ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Where?: Where are these skin lesions. You should see your doctor for evaluation diagnosis and proper treatment plan
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
28 years experience Family Medicine
They should work: There is no reason that the effectiveness of a cortisone injection should be affected by altitude. At least none that i can imagine.
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Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cortisone: They do work in higher and lower altitudes.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Prolonged use, yes: Using steroid for a brief period of time of less than a few weeks probably won't have long term effect, but prolonged use will suppress it--it loses t ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: Very unlikely altitude will have any effect.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Abrutyn
22 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 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Maybe and Yes : Yes to the second questions. Localized skin atrophy can be a side effect of cortisone type medications when injected locally. Image guidance, choice o ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
Specializes in General Practice
How high: best to see how high the BP is first and whether you can entertain a slight increase- balance that with the need for steroid intervention or if anothe ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Medical eval: These symptoms could be from a number of different causes. At this point, COVID 19 is on the differential diagnosis list. Please contact your PCM for ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: Local corticosteroids are acetylated and therefore are unlikely to give an significant systemic issues that are another but very temporary.

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