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You can get cortisone shots at your doctor’s office. They offer quick relief for inflammation that’s just in one part of your body -- for instance, a knee or elbow affected by arthritis.

A single injection can avoid certain side effects, notably stomach irritation, that can happen with other anti-inflammation drugs.

From: Do I Need a Cortisone Shot? WebMD Medical Reference

WebMD Medical Reference from MedicineNet: "Cortisone Injection (Corticosteroid Injection) of Soft Tissues & Joints."

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on January 24, 2018

WebMD Medical Reference from MedicineNet: "Cortisone Injection (Corticosteroid Injection) of Soft Tissues & Joints."

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on January 24, 2018

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