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Cortisone Shot Shoulder
See answer: Faciak flushing is a common side effect of steroids. This reaction is more common in women and is seen into up to 40% percent of patients. This can begin within a few hours of the injection and generally lasts only for a few days and on occasion longer depending how long the steroid remains in your system. No specific treatment is warranted. ...Read more
Dr. Advised getting cortisone shot for shoulder. Have heard these shots can be contaminated& linked to meningitis, mrsa. Risks? Safety? Other issues?
I believe that: Problem has been solved! They have located the lab that manufactured the steroid, ; I think closed them down. Your physician knows what company is producing good vaccine - check with him. I have been injected shoulders ; knees ; hips all winter with no problems! ...Read more
I have a pain my shoulder. The emg revealed it was referred pain from neck. Would a cortisone shot on shoulder help relieve the pain?
Had cortisone shots in shoulder/hips. Should I wait before having minor Bartholin's gland surgery.
No need: If your Bartholin's gland is infected or needs removal, no need to wait. ...Read more
See details: It should be improving in 6-8 hours and hopefully resolve by 24-48 hours. ...Read more
May be related to: Tension or a reaction to the cortisone. PLease contact your treating physician. ...Read more
Will a cortisone shot 4 frozen shoulder make more space in the capsule so the shoulder will have more room 2 move?
Unlikely: They are probably unrelated. Why don't you speak with the doctor who gave you the injection? ...Read more
Can you have burning pain after having a cortisone shot in the shoulder? I had a shot Monday and it is now Thursday and still having burning pain.
Yes: Paradoxically patients can have a flare following an injection of a cortisone like compound. I am sorry but I do not have a good explanation for this and if it happens once likely to occur again in my experience. ...Read more
I had cortisone shot in frozen shoulder. Can it cause hot flashes and sleeplessness. How long before this goes away.
For bursitis under the shoulder blade do I need to a cortisone shot in my shoulder blade or could I get the shot in my butt cheek?
Had cortisone shot injected into shoulder joint which wasn't sterilized. Pain & stiffness now & wondering if infected? How would I know? I'm scared : (
Few symptoms: Pain and stiffness could be simply a manifestation of the underlying problem for which the shoulder was injected. The symptoms could also be a reaction to the shot. Joint infections do occur but are rare. The symptoms of infection are joint swelling, warmth, redness, and increased pain. If anything feels worse than before the shot, call the doctor who injected your shoulder. ...Read more
Could cortisone shot in the shoulder cause high bp, dizziness, & ears feeling like they r clogged lasted about 45mins?
Cortisone shot in left shoulder it made my whole left side numb &tingling & swelling from face to toes. Got another shot, counter react it. Am iallergic
Could a cortisone shot in the left shoulder cause loss of arm use. It's been 5 months and still no change.?
Cortisone shot yesterday for a shoulder separation and inflammation. Today my shoulder is very sore & hurts to move. Is this normal?
Yes: The day after the shot it should hurt and within a another day if the steroid is in the right area it should start to feel better The first day lidocaine is used to numb the area so the next day is when it hurt Keep moving it and if increased pain or redness then see provider ...Read more
Am feeling "jittery, " irritable, tearful at times. Had cortisone shots both shoulders 6 weeks ago. Also use estring (estradiol) & testosterone cream. Cause?
Could be roid rage:
Sounds like a cortisone reaction...
http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/93122-cortisone-shots-side-effects/. ...Read more
Is it true a cortisone/steroid shot in shoulder can affect my baby lungs? I'm 6 months pregnant and I been looking for information to make sure it's safe during pregnancy, since I don't see my OGYN till the 15th and Ortho appt this week for the shot.
Steroid shots: Steroid injections like Dexamethasone and Betamethasone are given to pregnant women at risk of preterm delivery to help the babies lung mature faster. It is beneficial to give steroids in these circumstances. Cortisone is a different steroid and is not used for this purpose. If your doctor thinks that it is an appropriate use for your shoulder then it can be given. ...Read more
Definitely: Should wait at least two weeks between injections, and no more than 3-4 injections in the same shoulder per year. More than that could risk joint damage, or mean the diagnosis or treatment option is incorrect. ...Read more
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I have an allergy to nsaid, can I take cortisone shots in my shoulder? And will difenb12 help also?
Yes: No problem. As far as vit b12, who knows how or if it works for your condition. ...Read more
I have had two cortisone shots in my left shoulder within the last 2 months and they are not giving me any relief. What is next for tendonitis?
Second Opinion: Tendonitis is a generic term and not a reliable diagnosis. Consider a second opinion with a shoulder specialist to first and foremost establish a clear diagnosis before moving ahead with treatment. Learn more here:http://www. Theshouldercenter. Com/shoulderpain/2012/shoulder-specialist/surgeryspecialist/. ...Read more
The cortisone shots are for my shoulder. Ultimately im trying to avoid pain pills, after two mri's and being told my rotator cuff is torn! Alternativ?
Conservative care: Pt should be initiated progressing to an independent home exercise program performed daily. It is not uncommon to find small tears in the rotator cuff, which may not require surgery. Other alternatives include applying compounding topical medications to the affected site for pain control. Acupuncture is another option effective for musculo-skeletal pain. Lastly surgery is the last option. ...Read more
I've done cortisone shots for both shoulders after 2 wks pain is back. What are my options to get pain free?
Results vary: I do have some patients who have gotten excellent relief from the cortisone shot. ...Read more
Calms inflammation.: Nobody uses cortisone anymore unless you are a horse. Everyone knows what it is though so we usually call steroid injections "cortisone". This is essentially equivalent to putting Ibuprofen right at the source of the inflammation. The inflammatory response is a chain reaction in our body. Steroid works a bit higher on the sequence of reactions and stops the inflammatory response. ...Read more
I have had severe shoulder pain, I had a cortisone shot this morning and I am still in alot of pain How long before it takes affect?
Bad: Shoulder injection is always painful for 1 to 2 weeks. Next time get it gluteal area ...Read more