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After getting a cortisone injection in knee started insomnia, migraines, dizziness. When these side effect will go?

Since getting a cortisone injection in my knee 4weeks ago, I ve had the following symptoms: nightly insomnia , daily migraines, occasional dizziness , heart fluctuation when resting, and the palms of my hands and bottoms of my feet are extremely hot (I feel like they are on fire). The shot has helped me to be able to walk without pain and to rehab my knee, howevere I m wondering when these side effects will go away, it s been 4 weeks and these symptoms have remained consistent.
Asked On : Wed, 9 May 2012
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

I have noted your symptoms and it is unlikely that they are related to a single cortisone injection in the knee.

The onset of these symptoms after the injection is most likely coincidental.

I request you to consult your GP and get evaluated for these symptoms. We need to check thyroid profile, do cardiac work up, etc.

I hope my answer helps. Please get back if you have any follow up queries or if you require any additional information.

Wishing you good health,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India
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Answered: Fri, 11 Apr 2014
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