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A 26-year-old female asked:

can i have a cortisone shot while pregnant? i have a strained tendon and it's starting to hurt back badly, last time i got the shot i wasn't pregnant yet, and now it will be helpful if i can get it 6 months pregnant?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: You will need to be evaluated by a doctor to see if that is an appropriate injury for your tendon injury. If steroids are indicated for your injury it is not harmful to be done during pregnancy

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