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what are kenacort-a injections used for?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Kenacort-a injection: "injection into joints, tendons, skin or muscle. Injection into joints and tendons may be given as short-term treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, gout, epicondylitis and tenosynovitis. Injections may be given into the skin to treat conditions such as keloids, ganglia, discoid lupus and psoriasis." See: https://www.myvmc.com/drugs/kenacort-a/
Answered on May 19, 2017

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