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Dx w/ 2ndary adrenal insuf. due to 6wks corticosteroids r/t extreme asthma exacer. - d/ced, now tapering Hydrocortisone - severe breast pain, normal?
M.D. visit: Severe chest pain must be evaluated. The asthma flare up should be managed with steroids and your plan should now include your LABA/Inhaled steroids eg Advair. Reviewing your inhaler technique, triggers and avoidance, checking your total IgE and reviewing your eligibility for Xolair can be performed during your follow up visit. You may need a chest radiograph, a virtual appt can be made once seen ...Read more
What should I expect for a corticosteroid shot for iliopsoas snapping since 1.5 yrs. I'm 17 yrs f?
Expect some relief : Typically, one corticosteroid injection will provide some relief. The relief is usually between 50-100% and lasts 2 weeks-several months. I usually give a second injection about 6 weeks later for better results. I assume physical therapy is part of your care program as well. ...Read more