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Diabetes And Cortisone Shot
Extremely horrible reaction to cortisone injection and cortisone Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pak. Are there any alternatives?
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Steroid v antibiotic: You didn't mention what type of steroid you're taking but i'm going to guess it's related to Prednisone rather than testosterone (or estrogen for that matter). You also didn't mention the specific antibiotic you're taking. So i really can't tell you much but typically, antibiotics don't "harm" steroid injections. Of course, we're always looking for drug-drug interactions. Check out www.Drugs.Com. ...Read more
Diabetes and steroid: Hi. First of all, if you're diabetic and have albuminuria, you need to aggressively control your diabetes and blood pressure. And any glucocorticoid (cortisone, triamcinolone, etc) will aggravate blood glucose control for a period of time. Make sure you are aggressively controlling diabetes and blood pressure (from your med list, that might not be the case). ...Read more
I just got a shot of ketoralac 30mg, 1cc injection. Can I get daily injections of this medication?
Ketorolac frequency: Ketoralac is a nsaids non steroidal anti inflammatory drug used for various moderate to severe acute pain conditions. The combined (inject-able or by mouth formulation) duration must not exceed 5 days. One must use the lowest effective dose and shortest treatment duration; because of very serious adverse effects like GI bleeding, GI perforation, strokes, heart attacks, renal failure and death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but depends: Local cortisone injections for joint inflammation/pain can be safely given to most heart atttack patients after a few weeks in most cases. Often the cortison is mixed with a local anesthetic to immediately relieve the pain and care must be taken to not use an anesthetic with epinephrine, which can stimulate the heart.The usual care must be taken to prevent bloodstream injection when given. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Took Medrol (methylprednisolone) pack for gouty arthritis. Better but 3 finger tips on each hand are numb and tingling. Normal for gout?
Prevent infection: Bacteria live on the skin surface. Alcohol kills them so the needle doesn't pick up living bacteria & deliver them under the skin where they can cause an infection (cellulitis). This is the same reason for an alcohol wipe when blood is drawn from an arm vein. Fingersticks do not generally need alcohol wipes, just a soap & water handwash. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tapering prednisone at 5 mg now but got a cut/wound in leg. Taking antibiotics. Will this dose of steroid interfere with wound healing? Diabetic pt.
Not alone...: A cut or wound, anywhere, is going to put a stress on the body to affect a repair. Elements such as general health, blood supply, neuropathy, diabetes and yes even steroids can have an effect on the healing rate. It is difficult to separate out the level of interference of each of these factors introduces without a medical examination and a closer look at your medical history. ...Read more
I got a Type III dog bite. The doctor only administered 4 shots of Antitetanus, 1 shot of Tetanus Toxoid and Rabipur. Does Immune Globulin required?
Will taking prednisone and getting 3 different steroid shots all in a month make your period late?
Short answer is yes: Steroids in high amounts can suppress your adrenal gland temporarily. Since your adrenal glands produce precursor female hormones (estrogen, progesterone, etc.) and with the right stimulation from your pituitary gland, those precursors will be transformed into actual female hormones in your ovaries. So it is possible to delay. However, the most common cause for missed period is still pregnancy. ...Read more
I have a diagnosed allergy to nsaids with profound supraclavicular swelling and now have the same with prednisone and cortisone injection why?
Allergy 2 ?: I have not heard of an allergic react 2 steroids. U may b allergic 2 1 of the other compounds present in the tablet or the injection. U give steroids 2 people who r having an allergic reaction 2 anything. Also steroids r produced in & r always present in our bodies. Sorry but that's the best that i can do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It really depends on the condition being treated. In general terms, cortisone injections relieve inflammation and pain. Other modalities that can sometimes achieve this are: ice, oral medications such as Ibuprofen or steroids, rest, and splinting. Physical or occupational therapy can also sometimes be helpful for musculoskeletal conditions and there is always surgery too. ...Read more
Epidural steroids: This entails injecting a potent anti-inflammatory medication into the outermost part of the spinal canal - the area outside the dura. Your provider can give you all the risks, benefits, and alternatives, but a needle is placed into the back so that the pain relieving medication can be delivered in the immediate area of the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cortisone : It can at times if injected into the skin or very close under the skin. ...Read more
Stiffness : Not unusual for a couple of days after any injection. ...Read more
Pain is not normal: any surgery or invasive procedure has a side effects and pain is one of them. After the epidural injection it is expected to have pain up to 24-48 hovers, then pain hopefully will subside and gradually you will feel much better. Please, call your physician for more information and instructions. ...Read more
I took a cortisone shot in July 2014 for dequervain.Pain went away after a couple of days but has been back now. I only feel it right after waking up.
Depends: Why are you getting them? The reason for the shot is the determining factor. Usually a steroid shot in the back or into a joint is no more than every 3 months and that is usually the maximum and for good causes. Shot in the hip are the same and would need to know why! steroids are good meds but harmful if abuse or misused. It is often a way to get someone out of pain until a joint replacement. ...Read more
Yes: In fact i saw a case of this last week. ...Read more
Most of time: 24 to 72 hours but it can take even longer to start feeling better. ...Read more
Please explain a diagnostic cortisone shot? I need to know if the shot takes away the pain does this mean internal problems? And if not then what
Drops inflammation: Cortisone injections, such as dexamethasone and depo medrol, act at the cellular level to reduce inflammation. It blocks the cytokines, lymphocytes (white blood cells), histamines, and other cells and chemicals involved in injury & inflammation. If the shot is effective then this is diagnostic for inflammation being present and being the major pathological process. ...Read more
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