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Does a steroid injection compromise your immune system

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Dr. Ornela Ademovi MD

deeply gouged. I am an old biology teacher and worry that if his immune system is compromised he could ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ornela Ademovi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

Can steroids suppress your immune system too much and cause lung infections? I take prednisone to treat Ocular MG. XXXX YYYY@YYYY ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Albana Sejdini MD

I had facet joint injections Bilateral L4/L5 on 7th April and L5/S1 on 14th April. I waited two weeks after that before having flu injection. Not sure how long the steroid remains in the system... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Albana Sejdini ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Shubham Mehta MD

. Opthomologist did surgery and over a course of 3 months have me 4 Kenelog injections. First injection was in XXXXXXX second injection was in July and 2 this month , 2 weeks apart. Second... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shubham Mehta ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma MD

was my immune system and am immunosuppressed so my oncologist prescribes 30 grams of IVIG treatment every ... and a prescription for 30 of the 10 gr prednisone . IS IT SAFE TO TAKE THE STEROID... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

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Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

and inflamed. I just had an epidural steroid injection in my lower back (first one) a couple of weeks ago. Could my inflamed leg be a result of a compromised immune system from the shot?... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Md. Harun Ur Rashid MD

I have been give a total of 4 steroid injections since July, my last injection was Oct 12, then I ... immune system? My granddaughter got the flu last night and wondering if my chances of... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Md. Harun Ur Rashid ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

My 19 year old daughter was given a steroid injection on 8/14 for bad case of poison ivy. We are wondering when the steroids should be out of her system. She is experiencing extreme anxiety,... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

lasted almost a year. The major joint impacted is the knee and injected steroids have not been effective in reducing the inflammation. Can this be effective in changing the trajectory of the immune... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  Jyoti Pandey MD

Yes I had three steroid injections in neck and lower back and before I had those done each time I ... see a urologist due to the medicine is nor working for the second time does those steroid... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jyoti Pandey ( Dentist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Shailja Puri MD

Hello and welcome to HCM, Long term steroid use suppresses immune system, thus, predisposing one to various infections especially opportunistic infections. Antibiotics will suppress the growth of...

Dr.  P MD

Hi, The duration for which a medicine stays in the system depends on which medicine was injected. The information that you have provided is inadequate to provide you a meaningful answer. Please help us with...

Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj MD

Single injections of steroid should not affect fertility or pregnancy. Longer term injections can indirectly affect sperm motility and minorly decrease fertility. It all depends on how long the...