A 59-year-old female asked:
cortisone inj. today in rt. shoulder at jt. for tendonitis. this eve. i have sign. pain moving rt. arm. ice? ys in december show degenerative joint disease with bone spurs from neck down length of back and right shoulder. decreased rom with some pain
1 doctor answer
Dr. Mary Engrav answered
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
You : You can try ice and advil (ibuprofen) (if you have no reasons you can't take advil (ibuprofen)), but if the pain persists or you have any fever or redness then you must call your orthopedist immediately for evaluation to be sure you aren't having a reaction or an infection.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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