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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,...

by User avatar a1000cars59902

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...

by User avatar Guest

synvisc injections and health insurance coverage for it

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DOES HEALTH INSURANCE COVER SYNVISC INJECTIONS, I HAVR UNITED HEALTHCARE IN FLORIDA, I HAVE CONSTANT [PAIN IN MY KNEES AND THEY SWELL UP AT TIMES WITH WATER, I HAVE GOTTEN CORTESONE SHOTS IN THE PAST WHICH HELPED, MY ORTHOPEDIC DOCTOR RECOMMENDED SYNOVIAL FLUID INJECTIONS. THANK YOU

by User avatar terrib14

Loss of Taste and Smell for coffee after cortisone shot

I had a cortisone shot in my arm for Bursitis and now I’ve lost my taste and smell for coffee. Just coffee, nothing else.. Anyone else have this problem?

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Does anyone know any OTC alternatives to Flonase?

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Does anyone know any OTC alternatives to Flonase? I know that Flonase is typical corticosteroid and that it takes 2 or 3 days before it start working but I do not want it. I am so scared of taking corticosteroid drugs even for my nose congestion. That is the main reason I need something else, some...

by User avatar Guest

Cortisone shots and breast pain?

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Anyone have this??

by User avatar Guest

predisone for treatment of chest congestion

My mother in law ( 88 yrs) has a bad chest congestion. she has a breathing difficulty at the moment and is short of breath the whole day. someone has suggested predisone alongwith antibiotics. can predisone be used for treating chest congestion?

by User avatar Terry