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steroids and sex drive

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My boyfriend has taken all kinds of steroids for the past few years and he has been off them now for around 4 months. He has completely lost interest in sex and cannot obtain a hard on. he feels terrible about this and finds it hard to talk to me. he says he feels useless to me. He thinks if he goes...

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Can one cortisone injection in my knee cause weight gain?

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I had knee injury 3 weeks ago. I got cortisone shot because of bad inflammation. I have to avoid physical activity for next two months. I have heard that cortisone caused weight gain. I believe that not, but could one shot cause weight gain? It seems to me like I have put on weight a bit, but it was...

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Can you take ibuprofen along with prednisone?

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Hello! My grandmother feels terrible pain in her back. She is generally healthy person and she has no health problems besides this pain. She used to take ibuprofen and it helped her at first. But, according to her, it hasn't worked so well last few times and she is trying to find other medicine. She...

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hiccups after cortisone shots

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EVERY time I have a cortisone shot I get uncontrollable hiccups within a few hours. Sometimes it lasts for several days. I've tried all the usual cures, sugar on tongue, drinking water, holding air, breathing in a bag. NOTHING works. Any suggestions. I got a shot in the shoulder yesterday at 2PM,...

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can cortisone knee injection cause headache

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I had a cortisone injection in my knee today and now have a bad headache. Can the injection cause a headache or is this just a coincedence?? Thanks

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Is there a difference between Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray from Flonase?

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I presume that it may be the same thing, but I want check it. Is there a difference between Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray from Flonase? Should I use Flonase instead of Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray? Have any one of you tried with both medications? What were your experiences? Thanks in...

by User avatar klemens42287

Cortizone shots in back and my sugar glucose and blood pressure went up

Had cortizone shot on l5 and r5 back, my sugar glucose went up to 125 from 5,B/P 175/92.                   i had to take 3 Berberine pills for 3 days to get sugar down to 8.I will never take another cortizone shot again!

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Flonase and Getting over the Anxiety it caused.

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I used Flonase for 10 days. And I know that it is not a side effect listed by the company by have had really terrible anxiety every since. It started as nervousness then a feeling like I had drank about 20 cups of coffee in a sort time. I could not relax, i was overly emotional - crying... Which is...

by User avatar Carriebeck

epidural steroid injections and increased blood pressure/heart rate

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My husband had a lumbar epidural steroid injection 2 days ago. Yesterday his BP became elevated and his heart rate increased to 157. He took his BP meds and it went down, but today was high again. His Blood sugar increased to 191. I know that steroids raise blood sugar levels, but is there any...

by User avatar Eviej01

cortisone shot hitting the nerve-pain ever since

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I received a cortisone shot on July 25,2007 because I was having pain from a herniated disc. I went home right after the shot and went to bed. It was painful. The next day I could not walk. My doctor said the injection hit my nerve. The left buttocks that I received the injection in was three times...

by User avatar general47