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A 31-year-old female asked:

i got a cortisone shot in my knee 5 days ago but i don't feel any relief or reduction in pain. how long does it take for a cortisone shot to work?

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Depends on diagnosis: Please ask the doc who gave you the injection. Without knowing the indication for injection, hard to conclude anything.

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