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Can Prednisone Cause Swelling Under Chin
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
Why does Prednisone cause bloating and water retention when it's used as an anti-inflammatory to reduce swelling?
What causes swollen hands, feet, and ankles? Not reduced with diuretic only prednisone. Swelling inbetween finger joints not the joints themselves.
Inflammation: Sounds like inflammation. Must search for cause. Rule out food sensitivity. About 10 percent of population can be sensitive to nightshades, about 30-40 percent can be sensitive to gluten and casein. Other more common food sensitivities include soy, corn, beef, etc. Consider food elimination for at least 2-3 months. Leigh wagner, rd is a good dietitian who can help by phone: 913-588-6208. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do i need to seek medical attention? I have been taking prednisone 20mg an amoxicillin 500mg for strep for the last 2 days and i just now started swelling up and hurting under my ribs on the left side and all my muscles hurt! what should I do ?
If : If you are having fever and cough or any sob, i would suggest that you see a primary care physician so that he or she can listed to your lungs to see if you have pneumonia and evaluate you for a possible outpatient chest x-ray. Although Amoxicillin is good for strep, it may not be appropriate for you if you have a pneumonia. If you are just having the pain, especially with a cough, you may have pulled a muscle. Good luck. ...Read more
Help! I have an impacted wisdom tooth coming in that needs to be removed. Its effecting ear causing bad pain, swelling & fluid. I've been taking motrin, amox, sudafed but no relief. Prednisone next?
No prednisone: Do not take Prednisone for an infection. Prednisone impedes your bodies immune response and would allow the infection to run rampant. You need to see and oral surgeon to have the impacted third molar removed. Many oral surgeons can arrange to see you same day or within 24 hours. Do not wait. Call now! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Help! I have an impacted wisdom tooth coming in that needs to be removed. Its effecting ear causing bad pain, swelling & fluid. I've been taking motrin, sudafed & amox but no relief! prednisone next?
Extraction: Saving your Prednisone or any corticosteroid for preop and post op med (surgical extraction). Prednisone usually prescribed along side with antibiotic. Extraction of the wisdom teeth is the key to your problem. Treat the cause (wisdom tooth), not the symptom (pain, swelling, fluid). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I take 35mg of prednisone in the morning instead of 20mg in the morning and 15 at night, will it lessen the swelling I'm beginning to have?
If I have local swelling, how long will it take for prednisone to start working, if at all? Prescribed 60mg/daily for 12 days.
Depends on cause: and diagnosis. If your question is that you have been taking Prednisone 60 mg for 12 days and still have swelling, I would have your doc re-evaluate you. If you have not started, then at 60 mg Prednisone IF it is going to work at all - should work relatively quickly- 1-2 days. Note you should probably taper OFF Prednisone at that dose for that long. ...Read more
Been on prednisone since October 6, 40mg. I have tapered down to 35 in total. Recently I have had some swelling. Will this go away after I taper to 0?
I'm on 10mg of prednisone for swelling of my tonsils. & I'm going out tonight with my friends. is it okay to have a couple of shots?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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