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How bad do ankle cortisone shots hurt?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Not too much at all

If done right and not hitting the cartilage or bone, it is basically a quick needle stick.
..Some docs even spray you with a cold-spray (ethyl chloride) to reduce the sting of the needle stick...I would not fret too much over it..It is a quick procedure....Matters of seconds. Good luck.

In brief: Not too much at all

If done right and not hitting the cartilage or bone, it is basically a quick needle stick.
..Some docs even spray you with a cold-spray (ethyl chloride) to reduce the sting of the needle stick...I would not fret too much over it..It is a quick procedure....Matters of seconds. Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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In brief: Minimal

If done properly there is very little pain.

In brief: Minimal

If done properly there is very little pain.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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