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What are the long term side effects of cortizone (hydrocortisone) shots to the hip?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Many

Elevated pressure in the eyes (glaucoma) fluid retention, causing swelling in your lower legs increased blood pressure mood swings weight gain, with fat deposits in your abdomen, face and the back of your neck when taking oral corticosteroids longer term, you may experience: clouding of the lens in one or both eyes (cataracts) high blood sugar.

In brief: Many

Elevated pressure in the eyes (glaucoma) fluid retention, causing swelling in your lower legs increased blood pressure mood swings weight gain, with fat deposits in your abdomen, face and the back of your neck when taking oral corticosteroids longer term, you may experience: clouding of the lens in one or both eyes (cataracts) high blood sugar.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: Tendons or

Ligaments getting calcified and rupture.
As with any procedure, infection also a possibility.

In brief: Tendons or

Ligaments getting calcified and rupture.
As with any procedure, infection also a possibility.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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