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Cortisone Injection

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • June 21, 2009
  • 02:36 AM

I got a cortisone injection in my right ankle over a week ago due to inflammation and it still bothers me. Is this normal?

Also, the injection site is discolored and there is bruising around it. Is this normal also over a week ago? Should I be worried?

Thank you in advance.

Cassie

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  • I called my PCP about the injection and I talked to the nurse and she said that they don't take care of cortisone injections. So what do I do now?Shoiuld I call the physicians assistant back and tell him about the injection? The injection sitre had not got any better, it is still discolored and the bruising is still there, and is still sore and this has been almost 2 1/2 weeks ago.Cassie
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