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Kenalog Injections Cause Scalp Dent
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Possible: A side effect of kenalog (triamcinolone) and other steroids can be atrophy or loss of tissue just below the skin where the injection was given. Steroids that are injected can also cause a loss of pigment to the skin where the injection was given. These are not common problems but they can occur. ...Read more
When used to treat severe skin allergic reactions, which is less likely to cause unpleasant side effects - Kenalog injection or a Medrol 4mg dosepak?
Wrong question: Depending on the problem there are various remedies. Neither injection nor tapered oral steroid is often the best approach. I never use either of these. ...Read more
Started on 200mg Hydroxychloroquine 2 weeks ago and also had an injection of Kenalog, would this cause my period to be 17 days early? I'm usually late
Why does an inter muscular kenalog (triamcinolone) injection cause irregular menstrual periods in women? Does it effect estrogen levels?
Dose & Frequency: The use of kenalog injections is common for a wide variety of maladies. It is quite unlikely to cause weight gain in the usual way it is given. However, if the dose is very large and it is given frequently, side effects may occur. However, oral dosing of kenalog (triamcinolone acetonide) can cause weight gain among other side effect that go along with corticosteroid use. ...Read more
Can Kenalog (triamcinolone) cause secondary infection of the bladder or kidneys, if given as an injection for a torn rotator cuff, although Kenalog (triamcinolone) is listed an anaph?
Unlikely: Kenalog (triamcinolone) is a corticosteroid and systemic corticosteoids can increase the risk of infections. That being said we need to know more about your general health to answer your question. It is unlikely the injection you had is related to your kidney infection. This is something you can discuss with your physician. ...Read more
When is the best time to use Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment on my scalp, and what do I use to wash it out.
Scalp meds: Best to use 12 hours before your shower/head cleansing time of the day. Simple shower with soap and water or shampoo for the hair should wash out the mediation. Best wishes. ...Read more
Minimal: If the kenalog (triamcinolone) is to be used for a joint injection and the injection is done under sterile conditions, there is little danger for the kenalog (triamcinolone) injection. It also be given as an injection intramuscularly to reduce inflammatory symptoms and again is not typically dangerous. Diabetics might see a rise in glucose levels for a short time. ...Read more
How long does a kenalog (triamcinolone) injection stay in your body? I am having horrible side effects that i'd love to go away!
6 weeks: A intra-lesional steroid injection can be absorbed more systemically but should be cleared in about 6 weeks. ...Read more
Can Be: We typically use kenalog (triamcinolone) or a similar type of medication if a patient has an inflammed joint such as a knee or a shoulder. The drug is typically not used for longterm RA disease control. Again if injected into a knee for example, it can be quite helpful in reducing pain and swelling for example. ...Read more
Low risk: Infrequent corticosteroid injections are quite safe. Infrequent injections will not cause significant growth effects in children or contribute to decreased bone mass or immune function or increase the risk of weight gain or cataracts. A one in a million risk is hip or knee joint damage. The watch word here is infrequent. ...Read more
Injected WHERE?: Injected into muscle it lasts about 1 month. Injected into a joint it lasts longer. It is not possible to be any more exact about duration of therapeutic activity in a joint. ...Read more
How long after an intramuscular Kenalog injection until the medication and/or its effects are completely cleared from the body?
How long do the effects of an intramuscular Kenalog injection typically last? How long before the medication is totally cleared from the body?
Yep: Scars are living tissue, and they need to be maintained. Kenalog (triamcinolone) can help reduce even mature scars, if it can tip the balance of collagen formation more toward removal and away from building up. Topical silicone sheeting can also work on mature scars. Topical gels have been studied on new scars, but not as much on mature scars. ...Read more
No: No, you cannot. Depending on the way it was injected, it can last a few hours and up to a few weeks in your body. ...Read more
Can Cushing's syndrome occur as a side effect of an intramuscular Kenalog injection? If so, can it be reversed & how is it treated?
Kenalog: Single injection no. Many injections yes. Discuss with your team. ...Read more
SayIt'sAnOlWarInjury: There are artificial and semi-artificial "fillers" that can be injected in there but they last maybe 6 months or so and are expensive. There are some specialized procedures that involve transplanting some of your own fat into an area of defect. These all require an experienced, sensitive, "artistic" practitioner. Either those, or ask for a pound of flesh from whomever injected you and use some of that ...Read more
Scheduled for kenalog (triamcinolone) injection for back pain. What are bad reactions people have had?
How to reverse kenalog 40mg/ml injection suspension 9triamcinolone0 inject 1 ml itramuscularly once side effects?
Reversal agent?: Haven't heard of any reversal agent for an intramuscular or intradermal injection of a corticosteroid medication like kenalog (triamcinolone). One's primary care doctor and the doctor who did the injection can work together to help treat side effects, whatever those might be. ...Read more
Why and how does kenalog (triamcinolone) cause constipation? I received one answer saying that it didn't but it is amoung the side effects...
Not common: Kenalog (triamcinolone) is a steroid. Like prednisone. Constipation is not a likely side effect from a shot of kenalog (triamcinolone) but the side affects listed are for steroids in general not necessarily for your treatment dose. Other problems can occur with daily use of steroids. ...Read more
Having shots for occip. Neur. Worried. Had lydocaine, kenalog (triamcinolone) in shoulder and caused bad headache and 7 day flushing. Will use same stuff for occip shot?
Kenalog (triamcinolone) Side Effects: Cortisone is a medication that replicates the effects of some hormones in your body known as corticosteroids. Your levels of these hormones affect your tissues in many ways. Too much cortisone may contribute to a condition known as "metabolic syndrome, " a problem that can cause fat to accumulate in your liver, among other effects. ...Read more
Can a single injection of kenalog-10 (not epidural) elevate blood pressure? And if so, how long may it last?
Not likely: Kenalog (triamcinolone acetonide) is a corticosteroid commonly injected into joint spaces for arthritis/bursitis, or into soft tissues. Common side effects include nausea, bloating, abdominal pain, headache, insomnia. It can cause irregular heart beats, but not typically a rise in blood pressure. I believe elevated BP would be coincidental, not caused by the Kenalog-10. Best wishes:) ...Read more
Why was I given an 80mg kenalog (triamcinolone) injection into my pectineus tendon if I had a pelvic stress facture?
Possibly to relief: Pain in the area, I could not see any other reasons. ...Read more
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