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Still flushed in face after four days from cortisone shot in shoulder. How long might this last?

Still flushed in face after four days from cortisone shot in shoulder.  How long might this last?

See answer: Faciak flushing is a common side effect of steroids. This reaction is more common in women and is seen into up to 40% percent of patients. This can begin within a few hours of the injection and generally lasts only for a few days and on occasion longer depending how long the steroid remains in your system. No specific treatment is warranted. ...Read more

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I'm getting a cortisone shot of 40 mg of depomedrol (methylprednisolone) 4 frozen shoulder how long will that last ? Will be having pt.Getting it done through CT scan

I'm getting a cortisone shot of 40 mg of depomedrol (methylprednisolone) 4 frozen shoulder how long will that last ? Will be having pt.Getting it done through CT scan

? Clarify: You are getting a shot of depo in your shoulder or buttocks? It will last longer( no one can say how long) if it is injected into your glenohumeral joint for your DX of frozen shoulder.Pt can be very helpful. If no improvement over a period of time(2-3 months)w/pt/nsaids and injections arthroscopic selective capsulotomy can be very effective. Gl! ...Read more

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I had cortisone shot in frozen shoulder. Can it cause hot flashes and sleeplessness. How long before this goes away.

I had cortisone shot in frozen shoulder. Can it cause hot flashes and sleeplessness. How long before this goes away.

Not likely: The hot flashes could be related to your hormonal state. Sleeplessness may be constellation of depression and poor sleep hygiene. See your doctor for further management. ...Read more

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What are the after effects of a cortisone shot in my shoulder?

What are the after effects of a cortisone shot in my shoulder?

Slows healing: Cortisone injections in the shoulder decrease the inflammation or arthritis or bursitis and tendinitis. This is good for pain relief and allowing for exercises. The side effects are occasional infections and increase tendon injury, because pain protects. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens after a cortisone shot is injected into the shoulder?

Could you tell me what happens after a cortisone shot is injected into the shoulder?

Calms inflammation.: Nobody uses cortisone anymore unless you are a horse. Everyone knows what it is though so we usually call steroid injections "cortisone". This is essentially equivalent to putting Ibuprofen right at the source of the inflammation. The inflammatory response is a chain reaction in our body. Steroid works a bit higher on the sequence of reactions and stops the inflammatory response. ...Read more

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Will a cortisone shot 4 frozen shoulder make more space in the capsule so the shoulder will have more room 2 move?

Reduce inflammation: A steroid shot reduces inflammation, so if the joint is inflammed and tender, it will become less tender and more movement may be possible. Physical therapy is often more helpful too. ...Read more

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Could it happen such that a cortisone shot in the shoulder make your neck hurt?

Unlikely: They are probably unrelated. Why don't you speak with the doctor who gave you the injection? ...Read more

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Will bursitis under shoulder blade heal and go away forever with a local cortisone shot or is a cortisone shot temporary? Bursitis is due to trauma.

Will bursitis under shoulder blade heal and go away forever with a local cortisone shot or is a cortisone shot temporary? Bursitis is due to trauma.

Acute vs chronic: Acute bursitis may be a one time event and may not flareup after a corticosteroid injection. However bursitis may recur with repeated injury or wear and tear. Chronic bursitis doesn't completely resolve often because of residual scar tissue. ...Read more

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Could a cortisone shot in the left shoulder cause loss of arm use. It's been 5 months and still no change. ?

Family practice : A single cortisone injection probably didn't cause increased discomfort and disuse of your arm if done properly. It may have been injected injuring a nerve. Have it checked out. ...Read more

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Can you have burning pain after having a cortisone shot in the shoulder? I had a shot Monday and it is now Thursday and still having burning pain.

Yes: Paradoxically patients can have a flare following an injection of a cortisone like compound. I am sorry but I do not have a good explanation for this and if it happens once likely to occur again in my experience. ...Read more

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Dr. Advised getting cortisone shot for shoulder. Have heard these shots can be contaminated& linked to meningitis, mrsa. Risks? Safety? Other issues?

Dr. Advised getting cortisone shot for shoulder. Have heard these shots can be contaminated& linked to meningitis, mrsa. Risks? Safety? Other issues?

I believe that: Problem has been solved! they have located the lab that manufactured the steroid , ; i think closed them down. Your physician knows what company is producing good vaccine - check with him. I have been injected shoulders ; knees ; hips all winter with no problems! ...Read more

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My doctor wants to give me another cortisone shot this will be the #20. This can't be the only resolution to resolve the pain in my shoulder. Helpme?

My doctor wants to give me another cortisone shot this will be the #20. This can't be the only resolution to resolve the pain in my shoulder. Helpme?

See someone else: Cortisone can be a great intervention in small amounts but 20 shots of this medicine is just not helping and could be hurting. You need to move on and get a shoulder joint specialist to review your case. ...Read more

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Had a cortisone shot 6weeks ago 4 tendonitis , burstitis & partial tear now pain has came back . What should u do . I have had physio also .Shoulder?

Had a cortisone shot 6weeks ago 4 tendonitis , burstitis & partial tear now pain has came back . What should u do . I have had physio also .Shoulder?

Consider surgery: If you have a partial rotator cuff tear as documented by an MRI scan, and you have had thorough conservative care (physical therapy, rest, nsaid's, and a cortisone injection), you may to consider surgery to address your ongoing pain. Arthroscopic shoulder surgery should be able to take care of the problem for you. Discuss with your orthopaedic surgeon re your best choice. ...Read more

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For bursitis under the shoulder blade do I need to a cortisone shot in my shoulder blade or could i get the shot in my butt cheek?

For bursitis under the shoulder blade do I need to a cortisone shot in my shoulder blade or could i get the shot in my butt cheek?

In the space under..: ....Scapula, into the bursa. The steroid is then concentrated in the bursa ; has the best effect without systemic steroids, which u would get with an im injection. ...Read more

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I have a pain my shoulder. The emg revealed it was referred pain from neck. Would a cortisone shot on shoulder help relieve the pain?

No.: If the EMG revealed the a nerve in the neck was the source of the pain the cortisone injection should be done at that nerve root in the neck. ...Read more