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What are the side effects of having steroid in foot?

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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Little

Little concern when used appropriately.
Steroid injections can be an effective part of a treatment plan for a variety of problems. Your doctor should be able to explain the reasoning behind using medication.

In brief: Little

Little concern when used appropriately.
Steroid injections can be an effective part of a treatment plan for a variety of problems. Your doctor should be able to explain the reasoning behind using medication.
Dr. David Laha
Dr. David Laha
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Not much

Depending if oral or injected, it usually removes swelling and pain.
If injectable is overused it can cause tissue and bone damage.

In brief: Not much

Depending if oral or injected, it usually removes swelling and pain.
If injectable is overused it can cause tissue and bone damage.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Very Safe

When we are injecting steroids in the foot, we are using a small amount over a short period of time (2-3 weeks).
Consequently the side effects are very minimal if any. People get into problems with steriods when they are used over a long period of time, such as athletes who are abusing steriods illegally.

In brief: Very Safe

When we are injecting steroids in the foot, we are using a small amount over a short period of time (2-3 weeks).
Consequently the side effects are very minimal if any. People get into problems with steriods when they are used over a long period of time, such as athletes who are abusing steriods illegally.
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
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