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Cortizone injection side effects

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My husband just received his first cortizone injection in his elbow for rheumitoid arthritis. I understand it takes a few days for the injection to relieve the pain, but he has uncontrollable hic-ups. Is this a side effect? Hegot the injection yesturday and faily soon after got the hic-ups and...

by User avatar Becky

Received a cortisone shot in my left shoulder and I still Feel sick weeks later!!

I received a cortisone shot in my left shoulder (torn ligament/bone pushed down) on 3/9/18. Today is 3/30/18 and I still feel horrible! My symptoms over the last few weeks have been severe nausea, horrible headaches, dizziness, loss of appetite (loss weight because of this), weakness, and...

by User avatar NotYaAvgJoe

Excessive Urinating after getting set of corticosteroid shots in my back

I had my 2nd set of CirtCorti shots in my back, now I have to use the bathroom literally every 10 mins. This didn't happen the first time, this is really annoying. Is it this a ninorm side effect?

by User avatar Netra

Can a Cortisone shot cause renal failure>

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Recently my 91 year old dad had two shots of cortisone, one in each knee. He has developed kidney failure. Now I believe this condition was happening for a while but relatives are trying to tell me that I should look into the possibility that to much cortisone may have shocked his kidneys into...

by User avatar Guest

Nausea from cortisone injections?

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I really need help--I received cortisone injections (2) in my lower back 2 1/2 weeks ago and I have been so nauseaus in the morning, along with feeling "wired". :-( Has anyone had the same problems, i really need someone to talk to. It is affecting my quality of life, I am a stay at...

by User avatar Guest

I am starting to hate cortisone injections. Horrible side effects on my side

This is my second round of cortisone shots in less than one year. I sympathize with everybody that is having trouble with it.  when you first go in and they tell you you're going to receive a cortisone shot they don't tell you the side effects of it, they either say there are no side effects or...

by User avatar Althea

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...

by User avatar cluless

Cortisone Injection 1/21/08 -> extreme anxiety 1/25/08

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Hello all, I am new to the forums. Before I discuss what is going on right now, I will explain what my history is all about. I take Zoloft (sertraline) 100mg every day for panic/anxiety with some depression (since Dec 2001). I havent had any severe anxiety for about 2-3 years. I, recently,...

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Anyone experiencing back pain from epidural received during delivery?

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I decided to take epidural during my delivery. But my friend told me that it’s not such good idea. She said that she heard a lot of stories about bad side effects of epidural, like serious long-term back pain. Now I don’t know what to do. Anyone experiencing back pain from epidural...

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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...

by User avatar concerned wife