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Sore Throat After Cortisone Injection
Swollen tonsils, sore w red bumps back of throat appear days after sex lasting 4 months. Std/hiv/mono/strep neg. antibiotics,post nasal meds not help.
What causes a sore throat with cobble-stoning? Allergy, Acid reflux, antibiotics, steroids, meds no help. Started 6 months ago after oral. STD neg.
Got cortisone shot in knee. Within hours had headache and very uncomfortable facial flushing. Reaction? What helps relieve symptoms?
Sounds like: ...Your body is reacting to the flu shot which is exactly what it's supposed to do. This immun response is preparing your body for when you get exposed to live influenza virus this winter, and it will protect you. If the redness or pain persists for more than a day or worsens, call the doctor who gave you the shot. ...Read more
Itchy skin, welts, redness, hot to the touch. Already got a steroid shot yesterday (depomedrol (methylprednisolone) 80mg). ?
Throat been sore/red, gland sore for over 1 mth. Had cold then told treating for tonsillitis when all throat swollen. Then shingles. Why throat sore?
Cervical steroid injection caused severe shoulder pain. 18 days later getting worse. Huge bruse and swelling band on arm?
Get checked: You would certainly want to be checked immediately. There are multiple potential causes, from potential complications from the epidural to conditions that may be unrelated to the neck or epidural but could still be dangerous such as an axillary vein thrombosis. Thank you for your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After extubation a month later extremely sore throat, pain swallowing, hoarseness with sore vocal cords. Right tonsil hurts when I swallow. Advice plz?
You need to: consult an ENT specialist who can visualize your vocal cords directly to determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
40mg injection depo medrol in ankle today. How long until pain/swelling from injection subsides and positive side affects/inflammation improvement?
A day or so: The swelling from the injection depends on how the injection was given and what the volume of the injected medication is. Steroid starts to work in about 6 hours but the optimal effect is not achieved until about 36-48 hours after. . ...Read more
I've had steriod injection in my ankle joint 5 days ago, it feels sore and itches, is this normal?
Yes: The soreness at the site of injection is normal. This should gradually improve. If the pain is getting worse then there is a cause for concern and you should contact the same doctor again. There can also be itching of the skin usually as an allergic reaction to the topical cleaning material or the adhesive tape applied after the procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painful sore throat, cobblestones 7+ months. salt water gargle, steroids, GERD, allergy pills, antibiotics NO help. Mono/std neg. tonsillectomy time?
Still worse pain 5 days after steroid injection in hip despite painkillers. Slightly swollen. Very painful even when still. Cause? How to relieve it?
Wrong injection site: If you had a steroid injection, and no relief,it is likely that the wrong pain generator site was injected or the pain is coming from an unknown site. Typically hip issues involve inflammation of the joint itself or bursae (very common). Discuss the issue with the injection physician; you may need imaging to localize the hip pain generator. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got the flu shot 4 weeks ago became sick few days ago w/sore &swollen glands, bil ear pain , congestion in back of throat achey is this flu or cold?
Several things: Your flu shot was early enough to protect you from those 3 strains but there has been other strains this year that have infected those who got the shot.There are a bunch of other viruses; adenovirus, parainfluenza virus & others that give symptoms like you describe.Rest, good hydration & diet should help you heal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello. : Hello. Don't know if this is regarding an adult or a child. Will answer as if an adult. Consider warm salt water gargles at least four times a day to assist with inflammation. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication for pain and to reduce fever. Obtain a throat culture. Untreated streph throat can lead to serious complications down the line. Take care. ...Read more
Lumps on throat: Hard to really tell what this is by this description. It is best to practice oral sex with people you know very well. If you are worried, see a physician. Grouped pustules on a red base can be a virus. Check for any ulcerations. Inspect the oral cavity in a mirror with a strong flash light. Show areas of concern to the doctor. Good luck. Feel better ...Read more
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