A 43-year-old male asked:
do corticosteroid injections increase one's risk of gi bleeding? thank you in advance.
2 doctor answers
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky answered
35 years experience Pediatrics
Depends.: Significant amounts of systemic corticosteroids can cause stomach ulcers and bleeding; but joint injections usually do not contain enough to cause this.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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