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Kenalog Lidocaine Injection
Can alopecia areata be treated in pregnancy with kenalog (triamcinolone) injections or should expectant mothers wait until after delivery?
Which are the risks of using Kenalog injection with lidocaine for shoulder injury I am 25 weeks pregnant?
Injections during pregnancy: The risk of the medicines used joint injections to cause any injury during pregnancy are minimal. When we use corticosteroids for injections, these agents for the most part remain in the joint and surrounding structures. Even if absorbed systemically, this class of steroids are not metabolized by the fetus. ...Read more
Is an Injection containing Kenalog, (triamcinolone) Marcaine, and lidocaine is the same as having a steroid shot? For shoulder injury. I keep seeing to avoid kenalog (triamcinolone)?
I received 10 cc of kenalog/lidocaine/marcaine. This is a steroid but not the same as cortisone? How long will the effects last.
I was diagnosed with anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment, had a shot of Lidocaine and Kenalog (triamcinolone). What other treatment options are there?
I had an inguinal hernia surgery in 21010.My surgeon injected triamcinolone acetonide with xylocaine (lidocaine).Does this injection also reduced fatty tissue?
What will happen if a person is injected triamcinolone acetonide with xylocaine (lidocaine) even if they don't have any scar tissue problem?
My surgeon injected triamcinolone acetonide with xylocaine (lidocaine) 5 days before but still there is pain and swelling in that area. What should I do?
Talk to surgeon : It is probably best to consult the same doctor who performed the injection, who already knows you, the indications and who can compare the current status with what he had seen before. He can also rule out or treat the unlikely complications, like infection, for example. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Scar tissue didn't appear in MRI report. My surgeon injected triamcinolone acetonide with xylocaine (lidocaine) below incision will it be useful or cause trouble ?
I had an inguinal hernia surgery three years back. My surgeon injected triamcinolone acetonide with xylocaine (lidocaine) told me to sit in warm water tub.Reason?
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
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
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
Gargle: Is probably ok but there is no reason to swallow it. ...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?
Hi, a Dr. recommended me to get 'lidocaine to the nerve';which I understood to be an injection for pain to the right testicle.Is this safe and needed?
Here are some...: Intractable testicular pain after ruling out infection, inflammation, torsion, etc., may require further diagnostic and therapeutic effort with local nerve block with lidocaine. Furthermore, cutting off the offending nerve fiber (neurectomy) may be even required for long-term treatment. Remember: Nothing is free but everything always comes with its consequence. ...Read more
I'm going to have surgery soon and am wanting to know if the injection (lidocaine) hurts and how much?
Likely: Most of the local anesthetics cause some pain when they are injected in sensitive areas of the body. It usually hurts first after injected and the it goes away. Different people experience pain different ways so some think it hurts a lot, some are ok. ...Read more