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Alcohol And Infection Control Before Steroid Joint Injection
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
I had a steroid guided SI joint injection at Noon today. The numbing medicine has wore off. It's becoming painful. What can I do?
No: That is unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
9wk po bunionectomy. Big toe crossing over 2nd toe. Getting worse. Joint injection didn't work and doing PT. Will I need surgery again?
I had a si sacroiliac joint injection near my tailbone 2 days ago and ive been hurting sick to my stomach and feel awful, is this normal after 2 days?
Injection site pain: Injection site pain likely indicates a bone or periosteum bruise; this can trigger pain reactions of nausea and fatigue - like vaso-vagal or poly-vagal reactions; best move at this point is to rest, apply cold packs 20 min on - 20-30 min off, 20 min on, etc; Let the doctor know who injected you - rarely, an infection could complicate ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had an ultrasound guided SI joint injection w/ Kenalog (triamcinolone). How long will the med stay in my system b/c it's in a joint & how long will the relief last?
Yes: I do several procedures per day. This is the joint between your hip bone and tail bone in the back of your pelvis. It can cause pain and/or numbness down the leg on that side. Ask your doctor how many of this type of injections he/she does, what they are injecting into the joint and what they hope to accomplish with the injection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Versed can help with anxiety during your procedure but not everyone needs this. So make sure you ask what the sedation or anesthesia will do to you during the procedure. Many times they use other medications as well. I would discuss this with your doctor to have a better understanding of what you might go through. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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