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I have eczema on my rectum, it went away after applying triamcinolone. It has returned and whenever i wipe my rectum i get a shooting pain in left arm?

I have eczema on my rectum, it went away after applying triamcinolone. It has returned and whenever i wipe my rectum i get a shooting pain in left arm?

Intertrigo: The peri-rectal area is a common area for a rash known as intertrigo. This starts off as an irritation and then secondarily becomes colonized by yeast usually. Avoid using wet wipes to wipe the area. It can be treated with a combination of topical steroid and topical anti-yeast creams and often takes a few weeks to resolve. Zeasorb powder is useful to prevent recurrence. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Are kenalog (triamcinolone) injections effective?

Are kenalog (triamcinolone) injections effective?

For what?: Kenalog (triamcinolone) injections are effective for a number of disorders. Which one did you have in mind? ...Read more

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How dangerous would a kenalog (triamcinolone) injection be?

How dangerous would a kenalog (triamcinolone) injection be?

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

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I think I have a dent in my butt after a kenalog (triamcinolone) injection?

I think I have a  dent in my butt after a kenalog (triamcinolone) injection?

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

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Are kenalog (triamcinolone) injections good for ra?

Are  kenalog (triamcinolone) injections good for ra?

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

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Is kenacort (triamcinolone) injection used in vitiligo disease?

Is kenacort (triamcinolone) injection used in vitiligo disease?

Dilute kenalog (triamcinolone): A dilute kenalog (triamcinolone) 2.5 mg per cent can be used on the edge of vitiliigo to attempt to repigment that area alone or in combination with narrow band uvb or excimer laser. ...Read more

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Is kenacort (triamcinolone) injection effective in vitiligo disease?

Is kenacort (triamcinolone) injection effective  in vitiligo disease?

Steroids in vitiligo: Yes, local injection with corticosteroids could help in some cases of vitiligo. There is moderate quality evidence for topical corticosteroids. Michiyukoga (2006) found that those cases of vitiligo where the melananocytes of the skin are affected by an autoimmune process local corticosteroid injection will be of help. ...Read more

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Is there a way to reverse indentation on the forehead from kenalog (triamcinolone) injections?

Is there a way to reverse indentation on the forehead from kenalog (triamcinolone) injections?

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

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Are kenalog (triamcinolone) injections effective on old keloids? What about cimeosil?

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

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What has anyone had a kenalog (triamcinolone) injection for RA and what was your result?

What has anyone had a kenalog (triamcinolone) injection for RA and what was your result?

Frequently used!: Kenalog (triamcinolone) ( triamcinelone acetate) is a commly vused corticosteroid with potent anti-inflammatory results. If you had good resluts, it suggests inflammation was the cause for the pain. If not, probably mechnical! ...Read more

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Scheduled for kenalog (triamcinolone) injection for back pain. What are bad reactions people have had?

Scheduled for kenalog (triamcinolone) injection for back pain. What are bad reactions people have had?

Local injection site: Local injection site reaction/pain for 24 - 48 hours elevated glucose if diabetic. ...Read more

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Is atrophy due to a 60mg kenalog (triamcinolone) injection reversible? If so, how long does this take? Is there anything that will speed up the process?

Fat tissue necrosis: You how've fat tissue necrosis secondarybto the steroid injection. It will take time, mdepending on the size to the lesion, to recover.Mit may take weeks to months. ...Read more

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Will kenalog (triamcinolone) injections alone help with inflammed saliva glands?

Will kenalog (triamcinolone) injections alone help with inflammed saliva glands?

Kenalog (triamcinolone): Kenalog (triamcinolone) is a cortisone drug that is anti-inflammatory and would work for any kind of inflammation. Kenalog (triamcinolone) shots are not without risk, are not meant for long-term treatment and should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more