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Worth getting a cortizone shot?

I've been breaking out near my temples a lot lately. I don't seem to understand why. I have a big cyst on my left side and was wondering if its worth getting a cortizone shot to bring it down. I've had it for some time and it just wont go away. I recently started tetracycline, 3 days ago, hoping that helps. Please tell me what you guys think?

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If you're talking about that little papule next to your eye I would say no ... those are what I wish I had, but then again if it is bothering you then maybe you should. Its not really a decision we can make for you.

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I've just been braking out pretty bad around my eye there. nothing really changed, i just dont want things to go from bad to worse

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Basically the shots are my bestfriend so I would go for it. Have you had it for a while or is it a new zit, because if it is new it could still get bigger. I'm no doctor but cortizone shots have worked wonders for me.

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I've never been to a derm, how do you find a good one. I'm with Kaiser, i'm not sure if i can go throug them. Do you just look a Derm up in the phone book?

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You can either see if your primary doctor can recommend you, talk with friends and family and ask if they know of any, or last choice you can look in a phone book/internet. Also make sure your insurance will cover that specific clinic or doctor because then it could end up being very expensive.

If you are from MN I can give you some recs!

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Thanks for all the advice. The Derm put on tetracyline, so we'll see how htat goes. I hope it doesnt make things worse :(. I've got high expectations for it though. Lets see what happens

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I've never been to a derm, how do you find a good one. I'm with Kaiser, i'm not sure if i can go throug them. Do you just look a Derm up in the phone book?

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