A 40-year-old member asked:
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how long can it take for my chalazion and swelling from cortisone steroid injection?

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Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Weeks: With a cortisone injection it helps to use warm/ hot compresses also. The redness should resolve with in days, the chalazion bump may take longer to resolve.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013

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Dr. Bradley Butkovich
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Not typically: Unless you are having a reaction to the injection. Probably unrelated.

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