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cortisone injection

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Jellyrollgumdrop Mon 17-Nov-14 21:16:06

Anyone had a cortisone injection into neck & shoulder? I'm due for one in 2 wks time...what can I expect?

Tobagostreet Mon 17-Nov-14 21:27:47

I was given one in my shoulder about 6 weeks ago.

I'm scared of needles and was really worried.

Tbh, it didn't really hurt, just a pinch and then a few seconds later it was over.

Takes about a week to 'kick in', but really worked for the pain I'd been having.

PowderMum Mon 17-Nov-14 21:32:09

Agree with everything above, didn't look at the needle (I can't) and didn't feel a thing all over in less than a minute. Had constant shoulder pain for 18 months, gone in a few days. Brilliant.

Footle Tue 18-Nov-14 23:39:55

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Jellyrollgumdrop Wed 19-Nov-14 21:50:09

Thanks for the replies....sorry I've no idea how long it lasts for but I have been told you can only get a few in any one set period.

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