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i am concerned my son is injecting heroin he has lumps under his skin by injeciton site

A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Baxter
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
No lumps with Botox: Botox relaxes muscles that are hyperactive and so wrinkles caused by those muscles are smoothed. It is not a dermal filler such as juvederm which is i ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierre Guibor
54 years experience Ophthalmology
Botox granuloma?: It is possible that you may have developed a granuloma or reaction to the Botox injection. Please go back to your injector and see what he/she says. Y ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
13 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Rotate areas. : Unfortunately these under the skin injections all can cause lumps under the skin. Time should improve them. My advice would be to change injection are ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
About a week: About a week after the last use, your urine should be clear of the drug. I trust that you are determined not to do it again! For good health - Have a ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Lynch
37 years experience Family Medicine
Heroin: Interesting question. Answer: it might take a whole chapter in a text. Over years the medical establishment has experimented with intervenous a ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
You could die.: Please please please, do not inject anything into your veins. Even if you were correct and it was heroin, that could have killed you also!
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: Otherwise we would have about a million people who are shooting heroin every day lying on our streets. In my experience, many (even most) people who ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Addiction: Well, there is good news & there is bad news. The good news is that, with help, u can recover from the habit. The bad news is that if u continue, it w ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
May have cellulitis: Particularly in the area described, this is not something you want to fool with in the hope that a penicillin antibiotic will empirically work.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
You may have hit a: nerve. Nerves and blood vessels tend to take the same bath together, so injecting into a vein, especially one that's deep, can easily injured a nerve ... Read More
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