A 34-year-old female asked:
Should i ask for a local anaesthetic before getting a cortisone injection in my wrist.?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 13 years experience
No: Wrist injections are tolerated by most. You'd get poked with two needles over one. I anticipate you'll be able to handle it just fine.
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A Verified Doctoranswered
No: Ethyl chloride, a skin refrigerant, should provide adequate help in reducing the pain of the needle stick.
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Last updated Feb 28, 2013
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