My husband is on coumadin for atrial fib and a leaking valve.
He has a bulging disc problem in his neck causing arm pain and numbness.
Is it possible for him to have a shot of cortisone to relieve the pain while he is taking coumadin, or should he stop the coumadin before taking the shot?Has anyone encountered this problem?
I agree with Jerry, I don't think there would be an adverse effect. But this does remind me of when back in the 90's within about a 6-8 mo. period I had cortisone shots for plantar fasciatis, then my knee and then shots in both of my elbows and I had these injections more than once. Well, it was within wks of those injections that I had my first episode of a-fib. I've never thought there could be any connection.....but who knows :)
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