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Losing weight. On steroid for asthma. Hurt myself lifting boxes. Mild mid-abdomen rt side pain on exam. Dr said steroid will help it too. What's it?

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In brief: Muscle strain

The usual tx for a muscle strain (oral meds) is a non-steroidal anti inflammatory drug (nsaid).
Prednisone is a steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. This would be the logic of it working in your injury. Of course wet warm soaks , etc wouldn't be out of the question either.

In brief: Muscle strain

The usual tx for a muscle strain (oral meds) is a non-steroidal anti inflammatory drug (nsaid).
Prednisone is a steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. This would be the logic of it working in your injury. Of course wet warm soaks , etc wouldn't be out of the question either.
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