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Hello, Can a cortisone shot to knee take one week to take effect for pain to get better? Thank you

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Dr. Leila Hashemi
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In brief: Cortison shot

Hi, the immediate effect is from Lidociane used at the same time as Steroid injection, that usually wears off in couple of hours and the steroid starts taking affect in 3-5 days and can last for months.

In brief: Cortison shot

Hi, the immediate effect is from Lidociane used at the same time as Steroid injection, that usually wears off in couple of hours and the steroid starts taking affect in 3-5 days and can last for months.
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