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Can cortisone injection cause shingles?

Can cortisone injection cause shingles?

No: Why ask? Do you have shingles? If so, do you have serious underlying disease? Have you been treated? Any transplants, radiation, or chemotherapy? Your age? Details of any symptoms or skin lesions? ...Read more

Dr. Tony Willson
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Hydrocortisone (Definition)

Cortisone is a naturally produced hormone in the body, produced by the adrenal glands. It is often used as a potent medication for inflammatory disease. In serious cases, it is a "wonder" drug, and can be life saving. However, long and continuous use can cause many serious and uncomfortable side effects. Hydrocortisone is a topical skin variety and much ...Read more


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How come cortisone injections cause three days of excruciating pain?

How come cortisone injections cause three days of excruciating pain?

Cortisone: Injection usually feels good immediately due to numbing medicine. Cortisone works progressively and is usually maximally effective in 3-4 days. During the interim from shot to day three may be increased pain especially at site of injection. ...Read more

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I found a study that shows a single cortisone injection caused a transient slow down in growth. Does that mean one injection could stunt growth?

Got Parental Permiss: Just so you know we only can answer questions for those above the age of EMANCIPATION....This means that your parents or guardian may open an account in their own name and ask a question on your behalf...then, we can "talk to turkey." ...Read more

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Can cortisone injection cause high blood pressure?

Can cortisone injection cause high blood pressure?

Unlikely: Local corticosteroids are acetylated and therefore are unlikely to give an significant systemic issues that are another but very temporary. ...Read more

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Is it possible for cortisone injections to cause knee bursitis?

Is it possible for cortisone injections to cause knee bursitis?

No: They are actually a good treatment for prepatellar, infrapatellar, and pes bursitis around the knee. ...Read more

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Will cortisone injections in the feet help with foot pain caused by peripheral neurophty.

No: The cortisone injection should be administrated at the source of the pain (e.g. epidural or joint facet) and not at the site of the pain (feet). Talk to your pain management specialist for more information. ...Read more

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I had a specific injury that caused my tennis elbow. I had multiple cortisone & blood injections & surgery 4 mos. Ago-still have pain-any other tx?

I had a specific injury that caused my tennis elbow. I had multiple cortisone & blood injections & surgery 4 mos. Ago-still have pain-any other tx?

Difficult: First, I would probably recommend a second opinion to confirm that tennis elbow is your actual diagnosis. Many doctors jump straight to injections and surgery prior to emphasizing stretching and therapy. I would definitely do these if they haven't been done. Unfortunately, there is a subset of patients who just don't respond to surgery the way that we would hope. ...Read more

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Can cortisone injections to elbow cause avascular necrosis of elbow? I had 4 injections. Last two to elbow joint

Can cortisone injections to elbow cause avascular necrosis of elbow? I had 4 injections. Last two to elbow joint

Not common: Usually avn of any joint is due 2 oral steroids or im injections on a long term basis, also etoh abuse. The intra articular injections repeatedly into a joint cause permanent damage 2 the articular cartilage of the joint. ...Read more

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Hello I would like to know is it safe to take cortisone injection after taking the 6 days course of methylprednisolone and it was tapering dose. Will it cause any hair loss?

Hello I would like to know is it safe to take cortisone injection after taking the 6 days course of methylprednisolone and it was tapering dose. Will it cause any hair loss?

Steroid side effects: In your age group it should be safe if there is a good reason to be on it.
Prolonged use of more than 3 weeks will lead to thinning of the skin and hair growth, not loss.
Also hypertension, bruising, weakening of your muscles and fat deposition around your face and neck.
More prolonged use will lead to bone loss and cataracts.
Not a good thing! ...Read more

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Can a untreated bakers cyst cause a torn meniscus injuried by twisting/stumbling at work. Er visit with MRI showed bakers cyst, went back to work and had constant pain, difficulty squatting kneeling had cortisone injection, worked for short time, back to

Tear causes cyst: The internally injured knee protects itself by increasing the lubricating fluid production. The fluid created from an injury or cartilage wear when significant, can leak out the back of the knee and take up space between the calf and hamstring muscles making the area full or swollen. This can lead to posterior pain, decreased motion. Treat internal problem to stop the fluid production. ...Read more

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What could cause constant bloating?

What could cause constant bloating?

Numerous things: Many things can cause one to feel bloated. Bloating is normal process that in some can become uncomfortable. I would start a probiotic, simethicone with meals and treat constipation with MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) if you have to. Then go see a md. ...Read more

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What could cause a feeling of bloating?

What could cause a feeling of bloating?

Just about anything: Constipation, gas, tumor, ulcer, irritable bowel, lactose intolerance, gluten enteropathy, food allergy, pregnancy, stress, splenomegaly ascites, etc.

Bloatingis very vague and needs more qualifiers to limit the possibilities. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my constant bloating?

What could be the cause of my constant bloating?

Perhaps: It's your diet. First avoid beans, broccoli, and cauliflower, as well as diet sodas and sugarless gums and candies. You might also want to try to low FODMAP diet. Stanford has a good handout on the diet you can find by googling. ...Read more

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What is the pain like after a cortisone injection?

What is the pain like after a cortisone injection?

Minimal: Occasionally, patients have an hour or two of injection site soreness, due to passage of the needle through muscles. Ice and rest is sufficient to address this pain. ...Read more

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Do cesearean sections cause bloating?

Yes: Immediately after any abdominal surgery you may have abdominal bloating and swelling for several weeks. ...Read more

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What causes bloating during ovulation?

Progesterone: During ovulation a small cyst ruptures and releases the egg. There is usually fluid and blood released too. This may cause bloating and pain. Progesterone levels rise and stay high for 2 weeks. This leads to some of the pms symptoms like bloating, fluid retention, constipation, and others. If the symptoms pass it is likely related to ovulation. If not you should see you provider. ...Read more

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I just had an injection of cortisone in my stye what should I expect?

I just had an injection of cortisone in my stye what should I expect?

Redness will lessen: The steroid treats the inflammation that styes cause. In no way is this a curative treatment. Use hot compresses also. ...Read more

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What causes bloating when you have a UTI?

What causes bloating when you have a UTI?

Any infection: Or inflammation in or near the abdomen can lead to condition called adynamic ileus, which basically means that your intestines, large and small, stop working well. This can lead to abdominal bloating and distension. ...Read more

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What commonly causes belly bloating?

What commonly causes belly bloating?

Belly bloating: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." however psbo (paralyzed gut) due to metabolic & inflammatory conditions nearby (like an untreated infection of the urinary tract)must be considered & addressed. Check with your doctor for examination & treatment options. ...Read more

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Can coffee cause bloating and diarrhea?

Can coffee cause bloating and diarrhea?

No: It can not be caused by coffee beans but most probably caused by cream or milk in the coffee if you have lactose intolerance
In some people drinking morning coffee makes them go to bathroom to move bowel, but it is not diarrhea and not much bloating, it is just a reflex activity which some like as it keeps them regular ...Read more

Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
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Cortizone (Definition)

Cortizone is a low strength steroid which is a kind of ...Read more