Also swollen and for how long?
I do not know if it is normal or not, but I am having numbness and tingling (no swelling) in my leg and foot also. I had a steroid (2 steriods plus lidocaine) injected into an inflamed trochanteric bursa 4 days ago. The excruciating pain from the bursa is practically gone, but I have weird symptoms for a few hours every day... the numbness in my leg and foot, as well as tingling in my scalp and dizziness. It goes away after 2-3 hours and then happens again the next day. One of the steroids used was a long acting type... so maybe it is the slow absorption that is causing this?? I am hoping this one injection will be all I need.
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