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What Are The Side Effects Of Cortisone Shots For Mortons Neuroma
I have Morton's neuroma. Have had cortisone shots, alcohol shots, epac and to no avail. I hear surgery is risky. Thx for your advice.
I have Morton's neuroma in my right footHave had cortisone shots, alcohol shots, epac and to no avail. I hear surgery is risky. Thx for your advice.
No Not risky surgery: As non operative treatment failed, your doctor advised you to under go surgery, is simple removal of that thickened (neuroma) nerve, a low risk out patient procedure. If you want you can even take a second opinion, your doctor will not object may even help you to get one. ...Read more
What are the most common side effects of cortisone shots? I am noticibly bloated, feeling dizzy and nauseated and very pink face.
Not much: Rarely, the steroid crystals can cause a mild inflammatory response but this is brief. Repeated injections into the same area over a short period can rarely cause damage to the tissue or joint. ...Read more
The following: Complications could occur but are not common site infection, swelling, pain. Repeated injections may lead atrophy and bone demineralization ...Read more
Can someone please explain to me some things about cortisone shots like risks and benefits/side effects, etc?
See details: Local cortisone shots really have little risk. If you are diabetic, they can raise blood sugar to a modest degree. There can occasionally be some pain after injection but that is temporary. The benefits involve the injection's ability to resolve the area of inflammatory and relieve pain. ...Read more
Nueroma on sist on my right ring finger. Causes sever pain. 3 surgerys and cortisone shots. 10x worse. The cold weather even hurts it. Please help!
Suggest: Second opinion from surgeon with experience in hand and peripheral nerve surgery. ...Read more
Had a cortisone injection in my foot for morton's neuroma, and my middle toes are now very swollen in between. Is this normal or a shot reaction?
Could be infection: Some swelling after a cortisone injection is normal. If there is redness, heat, tenderness and severe pain, it could indicate there is an infection. If it persists beyond 12-24 hours even after applying ice and elevating the leg, get it looked at by your doctor, or go the the ER. ...Read more
Had a cortisone shot for mortens neuroma about 32 hrs ago. My foot is in lot of pain, feels swollen, and is bruised. Very painfulI to step on. Advice?
Had MRI w contrast, diangosis Morton's Neuroma, had cortisone injection but numbness is gone?! I feel a little pain at site - is this normal post injection?
Pain after these injections is common and can last several days and it gets better...
Do not worry or panic ...Read more
I have a Morton's neuroma and intermetatarsal bursitis. Cortisone helped a lot but I still can't run or power walk. Should I consider surgery?
I have limited movement, pain and a hard lump at base of thumb. Cortisone sjhot made it worse. Xray no help. Ortho says tendon. I wonder if neuroma?
Separate issues: For long term treatment plan, but the sciatic pain is most likely coming from your back, occasionally from your piriformis muscle, and this could be causing some of your foot pain. The mortons neuroma will be a separate issue, but can contribute to foot pain of course as well. Both are treatable and just need to find the right physician to give you an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more
Variety of treatment: Neuromas are inflammation and/or damage to the nerve. If you treat the problem early, you have a better chance for success. Cortisone injections, nsaids, good shoes and supports can sometimes help. If your symptoms have been present for greater than 6 months, then conservative care is not as successful. Usually, surgical removal is the definitive treatment for chronic problems. See your dr. Dr l. ...Read more
I have a constant pain in my foot that seems to be mortons neuroma. What do you recomend me to do? What kind of doctor should I visit?
Specialist: Both orthopedic and podiatrist treat Morton neuroma. .. Both specialties should have adequate experience... Make certain u choose one who has an interest in the condition and getting u better... ...Read more
Can mortons neuroma cause red painful toes when standing? Pain and redness eases when not on foot.
Pain? Yes. Red? No.: Morton's neuroma are affiliated with a "pins and needles" sensation of pain, usually between the toes but occasionally extending to the toes. (After all, the nerve fibers reach there). However, the "red" part has me confused. Does the toe blanche when cold? (Turn red, then white, then blue?) Are there "ugly veins" on the foot (AVM vasospasm)? Use HealthTap Prime to show a doc or TTYD to get a diag ...Read more
I have sore feet and right diagnosed with mortons neuroma so is a stationary bike ok to use for exercise or will it aggravate the condition?
Yes: Provided little or no pressure is over the forefoot or over the neuroma, you should have no problem. If, however, while doing the exercise, or the next day, you have pain, then you should listen to your body and modify or discontinue. Cycling, if done properly, should not aggravate a neuroma. ...Read more
The cold is an indication of poor blood supply due to the swelling,
see a podiatrist for treatment. ...Read more
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