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Can I get a steroid shot in my back if I have a cold?

Doctor's Assistant: Do you have a fever? Do you have any other existing medical conditions?

No fever. Just a cough. No runny nose.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 6 months ago

How long have you been sick and when is the shot scheduled?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
4 days. The shot is scheduled tomorrow
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 6 months ago

OK

Of course you need to let your doctor know about this but from what you've told me I see no harm with your getting the injection tomorrow

Please let me know if you need any more information

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