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Doctor insights on: Can Getting A Cortisone Shot Cause You To Get Bloated

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Dr. Jay Yepuri
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Bloating Or Abdominal Fullness (Definition)

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Can a cortisone shot cause a women in menopause to get a period?

Can a cortisone shot cause a women in menopause to get a period?

It is possible: But post menopausal bleeding should always be evaluated by your physician to rule out other causes.
Stress can cause fluctuations in hormones which may cause spotting, fibroids, cervical polyps, and sudden wt loss can also cause post menopausal spotting. ...Read more

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What causes a calcium deposit and how do you get rid of it. The cortisone shot has worn off?

What causes a calcium deposit and how do you get rid of it. The cortisone shot has worn off?

Check out these: Links. Take care and god bless you! Https://www.arthritis.org/conditions-treatments/disease-center/calcium-pyrophosphate-dihydrate-crystal-deposition-disease-cppd-pseudo-gout/ http://m.Healthline. Com/health-slideshow/herbs-arthritis-pain. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/arthritis/ds01122. ...Read more

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Could receiving a cortisone shot in my thumb joint for trigger thumb cause me to get a yeast infection?

Could receiving a cortisone shot in my thumb joint for trigger thumb cause me to get a yeast infection?

Unlikely, but: Unlikely, unless it was decadron/dexamethasone, which is water soluble, as opposed to other depot corticosteroids. Though injected into a joint, Decadron immediately passes into the blood. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to have arthroscopy of the hip after getting a cortisone shot in that joint? Do I have to wait to get it out of body?

How long do I have to wait to have arthroscopy of the hip after getting a cortisone shot in that joint? Do I have to wait to get it out of body?

No: If the injection helped tell your surgeon (not sure if it was in the hip joint or hip bursa)... Either way if injection helped than arthroscopy may help (for bursectomy or hip labral tear). The steroid injection may have been a diagnostic and / or therapeutic injection but does not affect (by itself) timing for surgery... Good luck! ...Read more

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Do you think I should get a cortisone shot are there any side effects?

Depends: Of what area?
Single shots in shoulders, knees etc are linited and helpful generally.
Large dose, or repetitive long term steroids orally or injection can have issues. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a cortisone shot in the ankle?

Does it hurt to get a cortisone shot in the ankle?

Needles usually: Are not painless. Having said that they aren't to bad. Personally, I'm not a big fan of steroids and feel there are better things to inject. ...Read more

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How often can I get a cortisone shot?

How often can I get a cortisone shot?

Depends: Why are you getting them? The reason for the shot is the determining factor. Usually a steroid shot in the back or into a joint is no more than every 3 months and that is usually the maximum and for good causes. Shot in the hip are the same and would need to know why! steroids are good meds but harmful if abuse or misused. It is often a way to get someone out of pain until a joint replacement. ...Read more

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What are the most effective ways to get a cortisone shot?

See details: See a doctor and have the problem evaluated first. If a cortisone shot is indicated, it can be done at that time. ...Read more

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I have a herniated disk in my back and I have to get a cortisone shot, how risky is it?

I have a herniated disk in my back and I have to get a cortisone shot, how risky is it?

Normally not very: However, I would wait a while until the issue of contaminated corticosteroid injections is completely solved... Actually, I don't know the status of that, check on the fda or cdc website for advice. ...Read more

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How to treat golfers elbow, should I get cortisone shot?

How to treat golfers elbow, should I get cortisone shot?

Golfers elbow: You should be examined and treated by an othopedic specialist to get the best results. ...Read more

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Can you get a cortisone shot in the ankle?

Yes: If you know what is causing the pain, you can inject the ankle with cortisone. You should not inject it if you have a fracture. Cortisone is only a short term solution and you should not receive more than 3 injections a year. ...Read more

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Hello, Can a cortisone shot to knee take one week to take effect for pain to get better? Thank you

Hello, Can a cortisone shot to knee take one week to take effect for pain to get better? Thank you

Cortison shot: Hi, the immediate effect is from Lidociane used at the same time as Steroid injection, that usually wears off in couple of hours and the steroid starts taking affect in 3-5 days and can last for months. ...Read more

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Can you get a cortisone shot if you are being treated for bladder infection?

Can you get a cortisone shot if you are being treated for bladder infection?

Bladder infection: Cortisone may be helpful but there is better treatment for bladder infection. Please discuss this with your primary doctor.
Let me know how things go. ...Read more

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I had a cortisone shot in knee on Friday. Can you get anxiety from it. If so, when will the anxiety go away.

I had a cortisone shot in knee on Friday. Can you get anxiety from it. If so, when will the anxiety go away.

Possibly: Possibly from the steroid itself. Just first decide if the pain is better. If so hopefully this will last. The medication wears off so if the anxiety is related to steroid this will resolve too ...Read more

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What to do if I have tenosynovitis in my wrist and I may have to get a cortisone shot. Does anyone know if there are other options?

Bracing: If u have the most common tenosynovitis of the 'wrist', or thumb (deQuervain's) then Velcro bracing or thumb spica splinting can be helpful; also rest from activities which aggravate the pain, NSAIDs (Ibuprofen, etc.) and a compounding NSAID / pain cream (topical) may all be helpful prior to cortisone injection. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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I'm on prednisone for polymyalgia rheumatica. Can I get a cortisone shot in my knee?

I'm on prednisone for polymyalgia rheumatica. Can I get a cortisone shot in my knee?

Depends: It depends on the dose of prednisone you`re taking. If a doctor is recommending an injection and is aware of this, there is no reason why not to do it. ...Read more

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How can I quickly get a cortisone shot in san diego for chronic lower back pain? Had one before. Scripps wants me to wait 6 weeks for the shot.

Standards: Presumably, you are describing an epidural steroid injection, which may well control symptoms if you have a disc rupture compressing a nerve root. But, the standard is not to exceed three such injections yearly. So, might propose that it is best to delay as you have been advised. ...Read more

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I went pee and when I wiped it was brown. The pee looked normal. I'm a virgin, and don't get period for 25 more days. Got cortisone shot a week ago.

I went pee and when I wiped it was brown. The pee looked normal. I'm a virgin, and don't get period for 25 more days. Got cortisone shot a week ago.

Abnormal period: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more