It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Orthopedic Message Board
Post New Thread   Reply Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 04-10-2013, 01:54 PM   #1
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Posts: 117
allykay HB Userallykay HB Userallykay HB User
Cortisone Flare

Hi Everyone

Long (long long long, lol) story short, I've had major ankle problems the past 1.5 years, including a surgery 4 months ago. My surgery didn't exactly achieve the results we wanted, & there's still a lot of swelling in my ankle. Anyhow--


I had a cortisone injection into my ankle (not into the tendon, into the general area) almost a year ago. I had a HORRIBLE reaction- probably a cortisone flare? I was in so much pain, I couldn't put weight on my foot for 2 days. My doc now (diff doc) says that based on my most recent MRI (last week), a cortisone injection right by the bone could really do me some good. I am a little resistant, due to how much pain (& the zero relief) that I got from the last one, but I scheduled my appt for next month.

My question is- if I had a reaction (/cortisone flare, prob) last time- am I more likely to have one again? I've read some places that it's a genetic thing- the way your body reacts to the medicine- which would suggest that yes, I have a good chance of reacting the same way?

Has anyone had multiple injections & always had a flare reaction?

Has anyone had a reaction on some injections, but not others??

Thanks

 
Reply With Quote
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Reply Reply




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:00 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!