Long term steroid usage or drug abuse is associated with gain as steroids can cause weight gain by increasing appetite and fluid retention. One time use for allergic conditions does not cause any weight gain or any other side effects that are associated with long term use of steroids. But find the allergen that caused you allergy, to avoid allergy and further steroid injections.
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