There is no exact answer. Since you were on steroids for such a short period of time, I would expect that the “moon facies” or “chipmunk cheeks” to resolve rather rapidly over the next few weeks. For people on steriods for longer periods of time, I tell them about 3 to 6 months. Exercise helps.
About Alan Matsumoto, M.D.
Part-time Faculty, Division of Rheumatology
Johns Hopkins University