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Hot Bath After Cortisone Injection
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
Never heat!: You really shouldn't need either ice or heat after a flu shot unless you see bruising. It's been injected and the achiness should wear away in the next day or so. So in reality you don't need to use either, and heat can actually increase circulation the area and could make it feel worse, or inflamed. If you feel you need something, a cool not iced compress won't hurt you. ...Read more
Hot: A hot bath helps many pelvic symptoms. 20 minutes twice a day is reasonable. ...Read more
Itchy skin, welts, redness, hot to the touch. Already got a steroid shot yesterday (depomedrol (methylprednisolone) 80mg). ?
Does the steroid drip down the epidural space when i stand after receiving an epidural steroid injection?
I developed a highly painful "cortisone flare" today after injection. I am icing 20 minutes on; 20 minutes off... And took tylenol (acetaminophen). Other advice?
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
Ice Pack: Ice pack thart is cold compressGet a more detailed answer ›
Hematomas in my buttox not healing after 3 months. Dr prescription hot compresses, tens unit, Aleve (naproxen) & 7days Loritab. Still much pain & trouble walking at time?
Is RACZ catheter an option when numerous times of epidural steroid injection fails to relieve the pain? Then how many injections before considering RACZ?
For Scarring: Racz catheter is used on a procedure called epidural lysis of adhesions which is codespeak for scar tissue, assuming you've had back surgery. Generally it is used to deliver an anesthetic/enzyme mixture to break up that scar tissue but is also used for mechanical compression to breakup the tissue as well. Generally your pain/spine doctor should discuss when this is a good option for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 25 weeks pregnant and had 3 thrombosed hemorrhoids lanced more than 24 hours ago. I've done sitz baths, cooling packs & hydrocortisone/lidocaine cream; the pain is still awful. What should I do?
Painful haemorrhoid 8 days ago after 3 days loose BMs. Warm baths 4 times per day + OTC cream (Zinc Oxide) all ineffective. Would HC cream work?
Yes: Hi Sorry to hear you've been suffering from such severe hemorrhoids. Yes, hydrocortisone cream may be helpful to try and you can get it over the counter. If it still hurts, it may be worthwhile to schedule an appointment with a general surgeon to take a look and see if you could benefit from a procedure to remove them. Hope you feel better soon ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treatment: I usually use ice for the first 24-48 hours to reduce swelling and then use heat to heal the muscle tissue. ...Read more
I sweat profusely while showering & for and hour after showering. The water is warm & i've also tried cold showers. Is this normal?
Rare: This is probably due to vasomotor dysfunction which means your blood vessels could not adapt easily yo the change in the weather. ...Read more
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