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Dizziness, stomach upset, nausea post eating. Taking cortisone injections. History of diabetes, tendinitis. Side effects of medication?

I had a cortisone injection in my wrist bone and am Type 11 diabetes . I had it for tendonitis; I am a fitness instructor. I have my diabetes under great control; diet and exercise only- I take regular Hemoglobin A1C s and always fine, also I gave birth at 40 never having to go on insulin. My glucose levels for the first time were elevated; my endo prescribed a pill to take with meals and it went back to normal. The injection site is no longer stinging; I have taken this shot- once per year for years now with no contraindications; I am slightly dizzy and my stomach gets gurgly and a bit nauseaous when I eat; nothing horrible for now; it was worse the day of the injection. Could this be simply a normal reaction to the cortisone?
Asked On : Thu, 5 Apr 2012
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The symptoms that you have could be related to gastritis or the side effect of the medicine- cortisone. Decreasing the doses after consulting your physician will help.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Mon, 24 Mar 2014
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