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A 46-year-old female asked:

I received a cortisone shot alcohol based ...third one a week ago. injection site itches...didn't the last two times. how long will it itch?

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Dr. Paul Williams
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Itch at injection: the cortisone injection may have occurred around a nerve - I would expect any complications to last no more than 1-2 weeks. Not sure the alcohol base is an issue. Good luck

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Last updated May 1, 2021

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