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I had a cortisone shot for tennis elbow this am now my whole elbow feels numb. What's wrong?

Anesthetic. Most likely the anesthetic used for the shot affected the feeling nerves around your elbow. It should slowly improve through the day and evening. If it does not or increases, call the office of the doctor who injected you. Read more...
Possibly nerve affec. Possibly nerve affected. If does not clear up within the day, it needs to be evaluated to assure no permanent damage. Read more...

Had a cortisone shot for tennis elbow and having severe and increasing pain. Never had this reaction before to the shots. Help.

Go to doctor. Pain after an injection is not normal and could signal an infection. Doesn't have to be but I'd want to know sooner rather than later. Is ther eswelling, redness or warmth over the injection site, bruising? or other abnormality? Go see your doctor, please. Read more...

My husband had a cortisone shot for tennis elbow and is in excruciating pain. How can we eliminate it and when will he fell better?

You should contact. the doctor who gave him the shot. Pain from injection should subside in a day or two. Pain from his underlying condition might not improve for some time however. Read more...

Does cortisone shot for tennis elbow actually work?

Yes. The injection can be very effective, if your pain is localized to one spot right on the bony origin of the muscle mass. Usually you need to combine the injection with a tennis elbow strap and physical therapy. Read more...

Is there a cortisone shot for tennis elbow that actually works?

Yes. A cortisone injection can be extremely helpful, even curative. It should be administered by an orthopedic elbow specialist, top make sure that it's given in the right location. Read more...

Have excruciating pain in upper left arm. Had tennis elbow with cortisone shots previously, advice?

Upper arm pain. It really depends on the precise location you are referring to. Tennis elbow causes pain just below the elbow joint and is usually injected with cortisone. If you are saying you have pain in your upper arm, this is not likely to be tennis elbow. Depending on the precise location it could be tendonitis, arthritis, impingement, or nerve injury. Read more...
Same thing? Tennis elbow pain is typically oveeouteraspect of the elbow, not the upper arm. Pain there makes me think of other causes, such a deferred pain from the rotator cuff. I recommend an evaluation with a shoulder/elbow surgeon. Read more...