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Tricort 40 Injection Effects On Keloid
On hypertrophic scarring on lower eyelid, is using betamethasone valerate and a steroid shot okay?
Do not scrub it: See a plastic dermatologist or plastics specialist, and never use it again on or near face. See prior answers about this topic. A caution and comment about the fact that you mentioned an ointment. How potent a topical steroid is has an enormous amount to do with if it's in cream form (milder) or ointment form (much more potent); if use occlusive dressing over it, then ten times more potent. ...Read more
How to reverse kenalog 40mg/ml injection suspension 9triamcinolone0 inject 1 ml itramuscularly once side effects?
Reversal agent?: Haven't heard of any reversal agent for an intramuscular or intradermal injection of a corticosteroid medication like kenalog (triamcinolone). One's primary care doctor and the doctor who did the injection can work together to help treat side effects, whatever those might be. ...Read more
Can I use topical steroid cream to flatten hypertrophic scar on nose?I am afraid of injection, it may cause atrophy&have read about topical use&success
A surgeo gave me 2 injections into knee scars of kenalog (triamcinolone) 1cc #10 . 4 weeks apart. I developed pain since then, can this be from the kenalog (triamcinolone)?
Possibly: It is always possible that an injection could cause some pain, it really depends on where the pain is and what sort of scar was being injected. Oftentimes the pain is simply due to increasing your range of motion. It is very difficult. Your best option will be to discuss this problem with the surgeon who injected you. If you're not satisfied with the answer then consult another plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually minimal if: Usually none/minimal unless diabetic (elevate blood sugars) or have been on steroids chronically affecting horomonal balance. Local soreness or flush sensation/redness of skin can occur. Rarely, aseptic necrosis of bone can occur. Fat necrosis at local site of injection as well is possible or local nerve injury. Via epidural route, possible spinal headache or aseptic or chemical meningitis. ...Read more
A small amount: To some degree. Its best to ask your doctor ...Read more
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
Using topical steroid on scalp diprosalic betamethasone dipropionate 0.5 the doctor told me its very strong which is medium potency steroid ?
CanResearchYourself!: e.g.: https://www.google.com/search?q=potency%20of%20topical%20corticosteroids & http://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0115/p135.pdf. All steroids (derivatives of cholesterol) work by altering gene expression, worsen blood glucose control (Diabetes Mellitus) & suppress immune system functions (can thus aggravate infections). Often fairly safe short-term if young & apparently healthy, yet can also backfire. ...Read more
I'm taking mometasone furoate topical solution USP .1% for my ear. Can i get flu shots at duane reade post 3 months accutane treatment? is it safe?
How long does it take for high strength topical steroid creams on the face to cause side effects especially skin thinning ?
I'm supposed to be off pred/steroids before my alif surgery, what about advair which is an inhaled steroid & flonase, steroid nose spray? Thoughts?
Adrenal suppression: Being on steroids (inhaled, IV or oral) 3 months, can suppress your adrenal glands, leaving them unable to respond adequately to surgical stress. Your concern is important and having a pre-operative visit with your regular doc/rheumatologist to discuss this issue will be important. Okay to discuss with your surgeon as well. You may benefit from stress steroids around your surgery. ...Read more
How is kenalog (triamcinolone) injections on your blood sugar level compared to a cortisone injection?
Depends: There are different injection types. Intralesional which is a small amount in the surface of the skin or intramuscular which is within the muscle. There are also different doses. All of that would be necessary to answer your question. In general, the deeper the injection and the higher the strength the more likely it would impact your blood sugar. ...Read more
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