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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 a cortisone shot for shoulder pain and now 10 days late. Is it possible cortisone shot caused missed period?
Cortisone shot: Usually not, especially if they injected the shot directly into the shoulder joint itself. If that is the case then the shoulder joint itself is encapsulated and the steroid stays right in the joint space. I would take a pregnancy test. Make sure and doing first thing in the morning as it is a more accurate test than later in the day. Good luck. ...Read more
Had cortisone shots in shoulder/hips. Should i wait before having minor Bartholin's gland surgery.
No need: If your bartholin 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
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
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
It is possible: What are describing is what we call anaphylactic shock. It possible to happen with this medication and any other medication. Keep in mind there are few thing included in the shots, novocain, (procaine) the steroid. So it could happen from either one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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