Is a steroid shot for asthma painful?

Depends. On your pain threshold. Some people have no problems whereas others faint at the sight of a needle. However, most steroids for asthma can be given orally too.

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I had steroid shot for suspected asthma 4 weeks ago, ever since I have had swollen neck glands, sore throat., malaise. Is this side effect of shot?

Highly unlikely. Not related to steroid. Check with your doc. Something else is going on. Read more...
No. It's probably part of the same viral infection that stirred up your asthma. 4 weeks is a long time, however, so it may be time to see a doctor to see if you have a bacterial infection. You're kind of old for mononucleosis, but there are other mono like illnesses that could last this long. Read more...