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Cortisone (Definition)

A steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex that regulates carbohydrate metabolism and maintains blood pressure. A preparation of this hormone obtained from natural sources or produced synthetically and used to treat inflammatory ...Read more


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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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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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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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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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