The doctor said I had bursitis but I haven't felt any relief from the shot I still feel pain in my shoulder and arm weakness is this a side effect or is it something else going on with my shoulder? Please help??
Did you get any relief right after the injection? They usually use lidocaine too and relief occurs right away for the first day, then you might feel pain and weakness day 2 or 3. If your pain has not improved or has gotten worse day 4 or 5 post injection, you need to notify your doctor and further diagnostic imaging is indicated.
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