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Cortizone Low Strength Steroid
Cortisone is a naturally produced hormone in the body, produced by the adrenal glands. It is often used as a potent medication for inflammatory disease. In serious cases, it is a "wonder" drug, and can be life saving. However, long and continuous use can cause many serious and uncomfortable side effects. Hydrocortisone is a topical skin variety and much ...Read more
Hi does seretitide cause weight gain. I heard it causes large amounts due to the cortizone and steroids in it ?
Will deca or steroids that retain water help with tennis elbow? Cortizone helped short term but is returning and effecting training again
Therapy is best: Steroid injections bring improvement 50% of the time at 6 weeks, but usually symptoms return. Subsequent injections buy less time and degree of relief. At 9 months and 1 year patient with therapy have been shown to fair the best, those with benign neglect the next best, and with steroids in third place. 90% of patients have resolution by 12 month. 10% require surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just used some cortizone 10 OTC steroid cream for a rash. I had forgotten i used it then rubbed regular scented lotion on top. Is this ok?
Can using too much cortizone 10 cream OTC cause similar side effects as using systematic steroids... Excessive hunger, urination & weight gain?
Should: All medications which are given to the patient should be recorded: preop, intraop, postoperative. ...Read more
Like Any Other Inj: The worse part of an epidural injection is typically the local anesthetic administered to numb the skin. After that the needle typically feels like pressure. However as the needle enters the spinal canal or around the nerve root there can be some pain that is transient. Complications can be bleeding, infection, nerve damage and paralysis, but these are extremely rare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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