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Why did podiatrist inject cortisone into my neuroma?

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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Reduce inflammation

This is a common in office treatment for neuromas to reduce pain and inflammation.

In brief: Reduce inflammation

This is a common in office treatment for neuromas to reduce pain and inflammation.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Treatment option

Under certain circumstances, a cortisone injection can be used to decrease your pain and inflammation at the area of concern.

In brief: Treatment option

Under certain circumstances, a cortisone injection can be used to decrease your pain and inflammation at the area of concern.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pain relief

Foot neuromas are usually caused by the trauma of foot bones compressing a nerve to the forefoot and toes.
Once formed, they remain. But pain due to a neuroma may subside unless there is associated inflammation around the neuroma. "cortisone" (usually a much more potent synthetic analogue) injected into the areas relieves swelling and thus usually the pain.

In brief: Pain relief

Foot neuromas are usually caused by the trauma of foot bones compressing a nerve to the forefoot and toes.
Once formed, they remain. But pain due to a neuroma may subside unless there is associated inflammation around the neuroma. "cortisone" (usually a much more potent synthetic analogue) injected into the areas relieves swelling and thus usually the pain.
Dr. Edward Smith
Dr. Edward Smith
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