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  •  Loves me my cortisone shots! (3+ / 0-)
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    dharmafarmer, triv33, MsGrin

    But then, I'm allergic to half of creation.  They make me pack on water and I'm mean as a grizzly bear, but so what?  I feel wonderful afterwards.

    In all seriousness, they can have profound side effects (like leukemia) but a low-dose shot every once in a while probably won't cause you any long-term harm.  If your doctor thinks that's your best bet at relief, you might want to give it a try.

    A jackass can kick down a barn but it takes a carpenter to build one.--Sam Rayburn (D-TX)

    by Ice Blue on Thu Jul 02, 2009 at 07:04:27 PM PDT

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