U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Silver Spring, MD
A 35-year-old female asked:

Not sure if i am pregnant still too early to tell is it safe to get a cortisone injection on a very painful cystic acne bump on my face?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 34 years experience
Acne Cortisone Shot: Acne injections usually involve cortisone at 2.5 mg/cc. At this dose it is safe to use if you are pregnant.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jun 29, 2017

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.