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A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that cortisone – a hormone used in certain medicines – increases the risk of acute pancreatitis.
Mahir Reiss, physical therapist, reacts to research that indicates that cortisone shots for tennis elbow may not be as effective as once thought. San Diego,
Aside from the occasional jokes associated with “tennis elbow,” there isn’t much laughter going on with people who suffer from the condition, technically known as chronic unilateral epicondylalgia.
Manahttan’s Only Torque Release Specialist, Dr.
Training and ergonomic advice are more effective than anti-inflammatory drugs and cortisone injections in treating tennis elbow, and give fewer side effects.
DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I am a 78-year-old male who recently experienced a breaking out on my face and around my nose. Pimples came up. My physician diagnosed it as rosacea. He prescribed tetracycline and MetroGel ointment. The area cleared up. I wonder if I can stop taking the prescriptions.
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