How long does a cortisone shot last?

Answer On One Hand: Cortisone Injection Duration of ActionA cortisone injection has a different response in each patient. This is in part related to the specific indication for the injection. Many patie... Read More »

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2 weeks after cortisone shot and not much pain; just the cortisone or is it healing?

Cortisone is a steroid that inhibits the inflammation cascade IgE. Cortisone helps relieve the inflammation not heal the joint. If the pain is relieved at the time the shot is given it's because of... Read More »

How long does the flu shot last?

You will be protected for life against that exact subtype/strain of the flu virus that was contained in the vaccine (or that you caught which caused you to be ill), and you will likely also have so... Read More »

How long does the pain last after a gaurdicil shot?

So they will give it to you if you are over 18?Awesome. :)But like with any shot, it could be a few minutes to 24 hours. Hopefully, you've been sorted out by now, But for future reference, go see t... Read More »

Cortisone shot for carpal tunnel?

Particularly if you have darker skin, you may have experienced a pigmentation change in your skin at the injection site(s). This particular side effect can occur weeks or months later. You may cons... Read More »