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Respected doctors continually I'm getting tongue sores day by day it is increasing I'm using vitamin C long it will give relief for sometime again it will same pain may I know the reason and solution for this.
My wife is 42 years old and she has been suffering from Migraine for the past 10 years. She takes medicines regularly but even slight change in daily routine triggers the pain and she has to take pain killer frequently. Please suggest remedies for the same.
She is suffering from constipation problem since from couple of month. Please give some effective advise for this problem. She is taking lactose from couple of weeks but its didn't work.
HI, I am 26 years old and I suspect I suffer from psychologic impotence because I can erect in the morning even when I think of a previous sex engagement. What should I do please?
Cortisone shots are injections that help relieve pain and inflammation. They are injected directly into the joints such as the ankle, wrist, knee, hip, shoulder, elbow . These injections are a combination of corticosteroids and local anaesthetics. These corticosteroids are similar to the hormones produced by the adrenal gland. Cortisone injections are also used to treat the carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, shoulder bursitis and plantar fasciitis. Though they do not cure the disease but they provide temporary relief.
These injections may be slightly painful but provide relief in a day or two that lasts for a few weeks or months at a stretch. Hence, cortisone shots provide relief faster and have longer lasting results than other forms of anti-inflammatory medication. Another benefit of cortisone injections as compared to other drugs that need to be taken in through the mouth is that it avoids side effects of anti-inflammatory medication such as an upset stomach and systemic side effect of steroid etc. Cortisone injections can also be used to treat backaches and pain that radiates from the spine to an arm or leg.
However, cortisone injections are associated with a number of risks. These include:
- Infection in the joints
- Thinning of tissue and skin around the injection site
- Pain and inflammation in the joint
- Weakening or rupturing of tendons
- Hypopigemtation of skin around the injection site
- Blood sugar spikes – this is seen mostly in diabetic patients
In most cases, these side effects are short-lived. Cortisone may also be held responsible for the deterioration of cartilage inside a joint. For this reason, doctors do not advise cortisone injections to be had more than 3-4 times in a joint. The minimum interval between two cortisone injections must be 6 weeks. When used judiciously, cortisone injections can greatly improve the quality of a patient’s life. Hence it is very important to get treated only by a qualified doctor and to completely understand the pros and cons of using this form of treatment.
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