Is kenalog (triamcinolone) a strong steroid?

Not accordng to clas. No according to classification usually prescribed strength kenalog (triamcinolone)0.25.% is in group 6 kenalog (triamcinolone) 0.1% is in group 5 kenalog (triamcinolone) 0.5 is in group 2 group1 is most potent group7 is the least potent here you have it so it depends on the potency of kenalog (triamcinolone).

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Got a shot of Kenalog (triamcinolone) today for asthma issues/congestion. How long does the steroid stay in the body? Is it bad I already had one this year?

Better not repeat it. Steroid injections, some are long acting , aren't meant for ongoing asthma treatment or even acute asthma attacks. If you truly have asthma, treatment is different, yes steroids are used but inhaled, in asthma flares, short acting oral steriods are used for a short burst. Your best bet is to see an asthma specialist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, best wishes. Read more...

Is there any topical cream steroid you will recommend for keloid before the kenalog (triamcinolone) injection?

No. A keloid is a disease of healing. Most people who think they have keloids have hypertrophic scars which are much easier to deal with. If you really have a keloid there are better treatments than simple steroid injection. 5fu (fluorouracil) combined with steroid is twice as effective. Read more...
Check with your Dr. Steroids do have side effects. You need to be under a physicians care to use the more potent steroids. Topical cortisone is avaiable over the counter and can help with itching but it is not strong enough to influence scarring. Read more...

Got a shot of Kenalog (triamcinolone) 40mg today for asthma/swelling/congestion. How long is the duration of action of such a steroid? Does it differ from oral use?

Kenalog (triamcinolone) The therapeutic effects of the injection are similar to a course of oral steroids but the onset of action may be quicker. The duration of efficacy varies but could be up to a week or two. Read more...

When is it safe for return to workouts after kenalog (triamcinolone) steroid bilat knee injections for severe oa.

Ask MD. Your doctor should advise you based on your orthopedic condition. Read more...
Wait. Wait at least 48 hours before returning to activity but also check which activities you should be doing given your severe oa. Read more...