A 42-year-old female asked:
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how do u cope with nerve damage in wrist from a cortisone injection?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Contact your doc: Not clear to me that you have any nerve damage, and would be unusual to acquire associated with cortisone injection. You need to pin down precisely what has occurred so it can be managed properly.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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