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Do cortizone (hydrocortisone) patches hurt if you continue to use then compaied to a cortizone (hydrocortisone) injection...

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Dr. Thomas Klein
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: No

Cortisone patches should not hurt unless you have developed an allergy to an ingredient in the patch.
Steroid or cortisone injections of course will hurt at the time of the shot and may also cause tissue necrosis (a crater like scar) at the site of the injection.

In brief: No

Cortisone patches should not hurt unless you have developed an allergy to an ingredient in the patch.
Steroid or cortisone injections of course will hurt at the time of the shot and may also cause tissue necrosis (a crater like scar) at the site of the injection.
Dr. Thomas Klein
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