Lewiston, ME
A 46-year-old female asked:

Can you have burning pain after having a cortisone shot in the shoulder? i had a shot monday and it is now thursday and still having burning pain.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. James Rotchford
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Yes: Paradoxically patients can have a flare following an injection of a cortisone like compound. I am sorry but I do not have a good explanation for this and if it happens once likely to occur again in my experience.
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