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What Helps Swelling Associated With Prednisone Therapy
Is Prednisone 10 mg good for knee swelling. my sports med dr gave me it today.he said i have arthritis on knee. any treatment for that. nsaid allergy?
Yes: Besides resting your joint and the rest of the instructions your doctor gave you, wish you well ...Read more
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
I have fasciitis on MRI and have been on prednisone to fix this and the swelling. Would a pain management doctor be able to help finish getting rid of the inflammation with steroids? I do have pain from this issue but do not want pain medication.
Pain meds will: only mask the pain... you need proper treatment to get rid of the fasciitis. When patients are given and following all the treatment steps they do not usually need any pain meds. Check with your doctor or see a specialist for the correct therapy! Get better soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would acupressure help to reduce facial swelling due to taking prednisone? And if not, is there anything you could recommend that would help?
Terrible idea: You'll relieve the inflammation briefly at the cost of giving the bacteria a tremendous edge. If you have access to prednisone and are going to use it off-label, why not get with a competent physician who can manage your acne scientifically? Wouldn't that make more sense? It can always be kept at bay until it self-cures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lt side facial swelling/pain x 1 wk. All teeth on lt hurt 1st 2 days, now no teeth pain. Ct sinus showed soft tissue swelling. Will prednisone help
Help! I have an impacted wisdom tooth coming in that needs to be removed. Its effecting ear causing bad pain, swelling & fluid. I've been taking motrin, amox, sudafed but no relief. Prednisone next?
No prednisone: Do not take Prednisone for an infection. Prednisone impedes your bodies immune response and would allow the infection to run rampant. You need to see and oral surgeon to have the impacted third molar removed. Many oral surgeons can arrange to see you same day or within 24 hours. Do not wait. Call now! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Help! I have an impacted wisdom tooth coming in that needs to be removed. Its effecting ear causing bad pain, swelling & fluid. I've been taking motrin, sudafed & amox but no relief! prednisone next?
Extraction: Saving your Prednisone or any corticosteroid for preop and post op med (surgical extraction). Prednisone usually prescribed along side with antibiotic. Extraction of the wisdom teeth is the key to your problem. Treat the cause (wisdom tooth), not the symptom (pain, swelling, fluid). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lumbar strain and muscle spasms. Taking prednisone and Valium not getting any better and there swelling in my right lower back.
See your doctor: The swelling is probably the result of your back spasms. Since you have not responded to medications, see your doctor so that a diagnosis can be made (x-rays mri). Once you have a diagnosis, effective treatment choices may be more obvious. Typically, treatment options include different medications, physical therapy, spinal steroid injections. Surgery, if possible, is the last resort. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I take 35mg of prednisone in the morning instead of 20mg in the morning and 15 at night, will it lessen the swelling I'm beginning to have?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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