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How Long Doe Steroid Shots Last
How long before I should see improvement in my son with croup after getting steroid shot? How long should croup last
4-8 hours: Generally steroids begin to show an effect after ~4 hours and are working well by 8 hours. If your child received Epinephrine to help him breathe, it may wear off 1-2 hours before the steroid starts to work. Dexamethasone (decadron) has been shown to be the best steroid for croup. Untreated croup tends to worsen for 3-5 days before it starts to improve (as do most viral infections). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not related: Look for other causes. An acetylated steroid should not cause bloating. ...Read more
I had a steroid shot at about 10pm last night &it is now 10:30 am. I still have the rash though it seems a bit better. How long before gone completely?
How long will the adverse reactions last from a steroid shot with decadone, I got it last Wednesday and still have reactions?
Notify prescriber: You do not mention in detail the nature of the reaction. Some side effects of even short term corticosteroids can be very serious (examples include uncontrolled blood pressure, eye pain, severe headache, electrolyte abnormalities, kidney dysfunction, hyperglycemia, psychiactric manifestations and more). Notify the prescribing physician so that an appropriate course of action can be taken. ...Read more
Hoe long does parainfluenza / croup last? Had steroid shot so how long before improvement ? How long keep home from school ? His dr wasn't helpful :0(
Depends: Croup symptoms generally peak 2 to 3 days after the symptoms of the viral infection begin. Viral croup usually lasts 3 to 7 days. Steroid shot usually works in a few hours and can last to up to 24 hours. If your child is still having breathing problems or feverish, then have them seen by a doctor immediately. ...Read more
Had a steroid shot in hip due to bursitis and pain had beew aweful, called drs office and they said normal, how long does this usually last?
Does it hurt to get a steroid shot on your shoulder? If it does, can you take Tylenol (acetaminophen) afterwards? And How long does the inflammation last?
A tiny bit: If done as usual, you would receive a little local anesthetic that would sting until it puts the skin to sleep. Local anesthetic is usually given with the steroid (ask!) so that actually you may be pain free for several hours. During this time your doc may advise you to move the shoulder through the full range of motion, depending on diagnosis. Inflammation relieved in days. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is fine. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
5yr/o has viral bronchitis and had steroid shot 5 days ago. He is still coughing and wheezing at times how long does viral last? Could it be bacteria
Rash from Keflex. Got steroid shot 2 days ago. Rash got worse and spread and lips swelled last night. Started prednisone today.How long will this last?
How long after the penicillin shot for strep throat should I wait to go out? I got the initial shot on friday and went and got an additional steroid shot at the ER last night and i feel a lot better
Cannot find: Suzie, we do not have the ability, on our end, to search for comments by a specific poster so it may be tough to find your first question. Re ask the question with more details or consider HealthtapPrime. ...Read more
Steroid INJECTIONS: for sinuses? Never heard of this. If a physician did recommend or do it, then ask the question of him or her. ...Read more
What is the name of a steroid that can be used to treat a chronic migraine that has lasted for longer than 3 days?
Methylprednisolone: Migraines that persist for days can be hard to break, and often are treated with a short course of steroids in the form of what is called a dosepack. Typically these start with 6 pills the first day, then 5 pills the next day, then over the next days down to 1. Important tip in migraine treatment is treating early with the right medications so as to avoid these prolonged ones! ...Read more
I got steroid shot in hip 2 weeks ago and hip feels no differant. How long does it take to know if shot worked?
by now: Get another if pcp agrees, but no more then three shots. ...Read more
Poison ivy rashes: Those are contact dermatitis rashes due to contact with the oil (urushiol) found in all parts of the plant. The more oil you come to contact with the more symptoms you get ranging from simple skin redness to blistering lesions. If untreated, it lasts anywhere from 10 days to 3 weeks. It would last longer if your skin is more severe e.g. Blister forming. Oral or topical steroid hasten the healing. ...Read more
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