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Doctor insights on: Why Have I Lost Skin Pigment Where I Had A Cortisone Injection In My Wrist

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Pigment (Definition)

Any chemical which has a color (minerals also) can be said to have a pigment. Such chemicals are responsible for the colors of the skin, the hair, the eyes and things we don't ordinary see such as the brown ...Read more


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Had a cortisone injection in wrist joint 13 weeks ago, still in so much pain, why? No one can find why?

Had a cortisone injection in wrist joint 13 weeks ago, still in so much pain, why? No one can find why?

Wrist pain : Persistent or increased pain from cortisone injection into wrist after 13 weeks needs to be further looked into . At times cortisone injections can cause more pain due to steroid induced inflammation , tendon, nerve, joint or bony injury locally . Other causes are infections and occasionally avascular necrosis . Follow up with doctor for further assessment with MRI / ct and treatment. ...Read more

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Would a cortisone injection in ur wrist, create fluid n swelling?

Probably not: Cortisone injections are used to reduce swelling and pain. Sometimes the area is more painful for the first day or two, though. ...Read more

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How do u cope with nerve damage in wrist from a cortisone injection?

How do u cope with nerve damage in wrist from a cortisone injection?

Contact your doc: Not clear to me that you have any nerve damage, and would be unusual to acquire associated with cortisone injection. You need to pin down precisely what has occurred so it can be managed properly. ...Read more

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Can i have a cortisone injection to my wrist if i have severe allergy from aspirine?

Can i have a cortisone injection to my wrist if i have severe allergy from aspirine?

Yes: Cortisone is not in the same drug family as aspirin. However anybody can be allergic to anything and often to more than one thing. But if you have had no problems with steroids before you should be okay (it's not 100% sure, though, nothing in medicine is!) ...Read more

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How long does relief from cortisone injection last before I need another in my wrist?

How long does relief from cortisone injection last before I need another in my wrist?

Varies: It depends on the injury or problem. Sometimes a shot will be a one-time fix. Other times it might only last a short while. I generally don't advocate for repeated steroid shots anyway. For joint issues, I recommend you look up Prolotherapy or Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP). Splints, braces, physical therapy, or supplements such as turmeric, glucosamine, MSM, chondroitin, etc, may also help joints. ...Read more

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Will a cortisone injection help heal a tfcc degenerative tear? It's been healing since i've gotten the wrist widget with hyluronic acid & supplements

Will a cortisone injection help heal a tfcc degenerative tear? It's been healing since i've gotten the wrist widget with hyluronic acid & supplements

It may not make it: Heal but can reduce the irritation that is present and is getting in the way of the healing process and potentially reduce symptoms. If oneis improving then an injection may not be needed. Supplements have not been shown to be beneficial. Splnts may help if they are the right ones. Often we use thte workd heal to mean feel better but the two things may not be concurrent. ...Read more

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