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Headache After Cortisone Injection In Shoulder
Should i go to the er? I am having on and off sharp chest pains and sweating a lot with a terrible headache after having a epidural cortisone injection
Call your dr : Call the doctor who did injection, he will direct you what to do. If not available, go to er. ...Read more
Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more
90 yr old mom ..cortisone injection in knee today..now..pulse is 94 and headache. She never has headaches. ER or wait til morning ..
Headaches . . .: New onset headache in someone who never has headaches is an alarm bell for us regardless of age, so best to get evaluated sooner than later. Unfortunately, I'm answering your question about 9hrs after you posted, so I hope that she's better whether you took her to ER or waited. I would recommend an emergent evaluation especially given recent history of contaminated steroids a few yrs ago. ...Read more
Will hanging out washing after 3 weeks after cortisone injection in shoulder make burtitis come back or worse?
Bursitis: You should be okay. Just don't overdue it..If you start feeling pain, stop hanging. ...Read more
A doctor gave me one cortisone injection in shoulder to help treat muscle injury. Could this stunt growth? (Doc said he would not give more injections
No: isolated steroid injections are not associated with growth delay or growth retardation. ...Read more
24-48 hours: The pain of the injection or the pain being treated by the injection? It should disappear within 24-48 hours. ...Read more
Had cortisone injection 8weeks ago 4 shoulder bursitis but still have pain and mobility issues what shud I do to sort it out going weekly to p/t ?
What is the approx. Percentage likelihood in your practice experience that a cortisone injection will significantly reduce shoulder impingement pain?
80-90 %: In my experience if you have a definite diagnosis of impingement syndrome(made by history, physical exam and confirmed by a good mri)your chances of improvement after a lidocaine/marcaine/steroid injection that is in your subacromial space(best done by ors) is 80-90%. In fact, if someone w/'impingement'does not get better after injection than the diagnosis may be incorrect or misplaced injection. ...Read more
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