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symbicort and weight gain

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Hello! I have a problem. I am asthmatic and for that I am using symbicort. It is really great med and it helps, but has one bad side effect...I do not know if this is from symbicort, but I have increased appetite since started taking it... I searched on web for similar side effects, but cannot seem...

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Why am I losing weight on Prednisone??

I am halfway through a 2nd round of burst dose prednisone for what appears to be an autoimmune reaction (joint pain in hands/knees/wrists, myalgia,etc). I have my labs back and am RA negative. Only my WBC count was high (family MD explained this was bc I was on prednisone at...

by User avatar JessicaY

Cortizone shot for shoulder pain

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Hi, I am about to get a cortisone shot for shoulder pain, I hope it will help. Did anyone do it before, what are the experiences?

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what can i do to help the face swelling while i am on prednisone

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I have been on prednisone for a few months now, the swelling of the face is freaking me out along with the weight gain. what can i do to help the swelling of the face.

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sexual side effects in men from epidural steroid injections

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My husband has had 2 epidurals within the past month or so.He has never had any problems in the sex department, :-D but lately he can't keep an erection. :'( Could this be caused from the injection's?He is scheduled to have a third one soon but if it is going to make him impotent then I'm not...

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loosing weight on hydrocortisone

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I have been diagnosed with Addisons disease and take 30mg of hydrocortisone as a replacement. I have been on trying to loose weight for 6 weeks now and only gained 3 pounds. I can not loose on this medication. I did the same 3 hour diet prior to starting the meds and lost 13. As I said I am eating...

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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...

by User avatar Guest

Epidural Steroid Injections and missed period

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I was wondering if having 2 shots for my bulging discs would interupt my period.

by User avatar vplante

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

I experienced a terrible depression and anxiety after epidural steroid injections

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I have experienced a terrible bout of depression  and anxiety after and injection of steroids in my lumbar and sacral area . I 'm currently on prozac for depression but anxiety and crying has gotten worse. What can I do to combat this but also get relief from back pain and sciatica...

by User avatar Cheetah