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Why Did Podiatrist Inject Cortisone Into My Neuroma
A neuroma is a painful condition in which there is a swelling of a nerve that is usually caused by trauma or compression. It usually develops on the ball of the foot or between the third and fourth toes, and occurs more often in women. Common symptoms include tingling, ...Read more
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
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?
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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?
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