A 41-year-old female asked:
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would a cortisone injection in ur wrist, create fluid n swelling?

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Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
24 years experience Hand Surgery
Probably not: Cortisone injections are used to reduce swelling and pain. Sometimes the area is more painful for the first day or two, though.
Answered on Jun 27, 2017
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