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Getting a Cortisone Shot Cause Problems

11/18/2011

Question:

I had 2 cortinsone shots many years ago could it cause problems down the road such as parenchymal pleural scaring and thicking of subplueral?

Answer:

Thank you for visiting NetWellness. Many visitors have questions pertaining to lung scars. No, cortisone shots would not cause these effects.

Please visit What is Lung Scarring? for information about this condition.

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Response by:

Jeff E Weiland, MD Jeff E Weiland, MD
Associate Professor - Clinical
OSU Asthma Center
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University