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Can alopecia areata be treated in pregnancy with kenalog (triamcinolone) injections or should expectant mothers wait until after delivery?

Can alopecia areata be treated in pregnancy with kenalog (triamcinolone) injections or should expectant mothers wait until after delivery?

I would not advise: Kenalog (triamcinolone) is a Category C agent. Animal studies show adverse fetal harm but no controlled human studies have been done. The OB will be the one to make that call. ...Read more

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Kenalog (Definition)

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Which are the risks of using Kenalog injection with lidocaine for shoulder injury I am 25 weeks pregnant?

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

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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)?

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)?

Shoulders: Basic general term for most articular injections is "Steroid " shot. The actual components vary but usually involve some anesthetic and some type of cortisone preparation( they vary depending on the strength or potency) ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment, had a shot of Lidocaine and Kenalog (triamcinolone). What other treatment options are there?

I was diagnosed with anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment, had a shot of Lidocaine and Kenalog (triamcinolone). What other treatment options are there?

Any nerve: Hopefully someone is also using one of the neuropathic pain meds you should have had at least 50% pain relief for 6 wks to have another. Be careful with nerve destruction because there can be a severe neuritis happen with a peripheral nerve ...Read more

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What will happen if a person is injected triamcinolone acetonide with xylocaine (lidocaine) even if they don't have any scar tissue problem?

As far: The shot is indicated and the technique is correct, you should be safe. Sometimes the steroid could cause fat atrophy, specially if given too superficial. ...Read more

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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?

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