How often cortisone injections are given varies based on the reason for the injection. This is determined on a case-by-case basis by the health care practitioner. If a single cortisone injection is curative, then further injections are unnecessary. Sometimes, a series of injections might be necessary; for example, cortisone injections for a trigger finger may be given every three weeks, to a maximum of three times in one affected finger. In other instances, such as knee osteoarthritis, a second cortisone injection may be given approximately three months after the first injection, but the injections are not generally continued on a regular basis.
i recently went for a healthcheckup &was found that my vit b12 level was other parameters are normal. The doc. recommended hydrxocobalamin shots 1000mcg everyday for a week followed by once a week for a monthand thereafter once a taking these shots for a week ,i started having an upset tummy for no reason .I consulted the doc . who said that it could’nt be side effect of b12 bcoz it,s been a week that you have been taking it and it should have appeared immediately. I am also short of breath when i exercise these you analyse this and the side effects appear immediately or could appear after a week or later?
I had my epidural steroid injection done a week ago. I did not start to experience any relief in my lumbar region until yesterday. The only issue I have now since the shot is kind of a heaviness in my chest and a cough. I know it is from the shot because I did not have this issue until I got the shot. I thought at first that it was a bad heart burn but after a couple of days realized it was attributed to the shot. It is a little better as time has gone by but it still lingers and bothers me. Otherwise, my leg pain is much better. I still have the back pain but I think it is also a little better.