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Can I have a beer whilst on a course of cortezone?

Can I have a beer whilst on a course of cortezone?

Steroid beer: I found this answer for you on wisegeek:
Both cortisone and alcohol are known to independently cause stomach irritation. When both substances are introduced orally, the chances of stomach irritation increase.. ..if you do combine best to do so after a meal and limit your beer to 200ml ...Read more

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How long does the pain last for a linear tear to the lower vertebrae after 3 Cortezone shots?

How long does the pain last for a linear tear to the lower vertebrae after 3 Cortezone shots?

First, if you are: Talking about epidural steroid injections they really are not indicated for back pain due to disc disease like an annular tear which I believe what you are describing but for a disc herniation causing sciatic pain primarily. Back pain usually is better within several weeks but 10% can become chronic -see an orthopedic spine surgeon for an evaluation if not improving for treatment recommendations ...Read more

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Had a concussion from car wreck 11-23-12. Been passing out 12 times since then. Falling tp floor or sitting in car. One EEG was slightly abnormal the?

Had a concussion from car wreck 11-23-12. Been passing out 12 times since then. Falling tp floor or sitting in car. One EEG was slightly abnormal the?

Get more work-up: Although you may have had a work-up when you were first in the hospital, your specialist may want another set of studies. In particular, a ct or MRI scan of the brain is useful to ensure that there are no structural lesions such as a subdural blood clot or hydrocephalus. Another eeg might be useful if yourr symptoms are getting worse. ...Read more

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Will a corizone shot help with a pinch nerve I have a swallon knee, and very painful

Will a corizone shot help with a pinch nerve I have a swallon knee, and very painful

Yes: However the the cortisone injection is to your knee or the pinched nerve? Either way it should help. If you are getting short term pain relief may want to see a specialist for more thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use careone cocoa butter on the outside of the anus to treat mild irritation?

Is it safe to use careone cocoa butter on the outside of the anus to treat mild irritation?

Should be.: We don't know the cause of yourself irritation. If its a heat rash, I prefer a&d ointment. If not better in few days then the cause is different, cellulitis or fungus. Need other ointments. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I had knee pain I got a corizone. Shot not helping now I had pain in both knees?

I had knee pain I got a corizone. Shot not helping now I had pain in both knees?

Uh- oh!: Get evaluated for arthritis, bursitis, tendinitis etc. Follow up with ur ortho. Take care! Http://www. Webmd. Com/pain-management/knee-pain/default. Htm? Names-dropdown=nd. ...Read more

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Will hydro cortzone help with the itching from a fungal infection?

Will hydro cortzone help with the itching from a fungal infection?

It Can make it worse: It can make it worse. It better to see your doctor in order to make the proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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My feet hurt from the ball to the end of my toes, is there any pill I can take for the pain I think it is gout had corazone shots but it didn't work

Gout: Gout is a form of recurrent arthritis. It most commonly causes pain at the base of the big toe and can lead to hot, tender, red and swollen joints. It is caused by increased uric acid levels in the blood. If you think you may have gout, please get evaluated. If you do have gout it is often treated with things like Colchicine or steroids. In the meantime you can try non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications like motrin. ...Read more

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Today dental patch test revealed a extreme allergic reaction to carvone. What sort of tooth paste and mouthwash can I use now? Can find zero results

Today dental patch test revealed a extreme allergic reaction to carvone. What sort of tooth paste and mouthwash can I use now? Can find zero results

More tests needed: Found naturally in caraway seed, dill, mandarin orange peel and spearmint leaves, carvone and its derivatives are used in a variety of different commercial applications. I would want to know about your sensitivity to the natural compound versus the synthetic laboratory-made. I would recommend further testing with an allergist. Baking soda as toothpaste with water rinse...Can you eat mint leaves? ...Read more

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Have excessive itching in my genital area & anus. Have seen a number of doctors & they have given cortezone and antifungal cream but no change.

Have excessive itching in my genital area & anus. Have seen a number of doctors & they have given cortezone and antifungal cream but no change.

Cut back on: Any caffeine and especially beer, and keep the area dry with cornstarch powder. Avoid the greasy ointments. If fungus is suspected use anti fungal powder such aas Mycostatin (nystatin) rather than the creams. ...Read more

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I have a sore bump on my vulva. I think it is a ingrown hair. Any help with treatments. I am using a cortezone cream currently.?

I have a sore bump on my vulva. I think it is a ingrown hair. Any help with treatments. I am using a cortezone cream currently.?

Stop the cream: I recommend stopping the cortisone cream. It is a steroid and can thin out the vulvar tissue. If you do have an ingrown hair you can apply a warm washcloth to the area to see if the plugged area opens up. ...Read more

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