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Cortisone injection,neck pain.Radiation effects?

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will cortison injection relieve pain on neck from radiation effects? My wife had 6 weeks of radiation on her neck and after 6 years she has pain on her neck
Posted Mon, 16 Apr 2012 in Cancer
Answered by Dr. Shanthi.E 16 hours later

Thanks for posting your query.

Cortisone injection will definitely relieve the pain due to neck radiation. It is quite good for moderate to severe pain.

You can go ahead with this treatment.

Hope I have answered your query.

I will be available for your follow up queries.

Wishing your wife and you a good health.

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