A 58-year-old female asked:
had cortisone shot in knee 3 days ago.is it normal to still have pain or does it take longer for the shot to take into effect?how long does it take?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Edward Hellman answered
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
1-2 days: Usually, if a cortisone shot is going to work it usually takes about 1-2 days. If it did not work in your case you may want to contact your doctor to discuss other treatment options.
Answered on Oct 15, 2016
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