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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Yes!: It is probably a sterile abscess. After a "shot" I always "squish the area as I rub it and it spreads around the 0.5 cc of liquid inside the muscle. ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Better rotate: Use at least two injection sites. You don't need to rotate between four sites. Rotating between sites gives the individual sites a chance to recover f ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Moeller
38 years experience Dermatology
Injecion: You should rotate the sites because people often react to the shot with redness and pain.
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Dr. Joseph Mele
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
It : It is not possible to give you an answer without more information. The best thing to do is go back to your injector when you have the bumps and ask th ... Read More
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Dr. H. Jaliman
40 years experience Dermatology
It : It sounds like you are getting tiny scabs at the injection sites where the blood is leaking at each puncture point. One thing that I do before i injec ... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Injection : Injection site bumps are quite common and may occur for several reasons; inflammation, residual product in dermis, bleeding, etc. Depending on the cau ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Most injection sites will stay sore for a bit after the injection. Lovenox (enoxaparin) seems to last a little longer. Using an ice pack on the site f ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Typical: Many infants have reactions like that, and it is not of concern. Talk to your doctor, but you should be able to premedicate her with Benadryl (diphen ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Robinson
48 years experience Endocrinology
I do not think so.: All injection sites including intramuscularly injected hydroxyprogesterone should be done on a surface that was previously cleaned for example with al ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
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Recommend checking: In case there is some bleeding from the site or the nerve has been injured. Or some other problem going on such as infection. Difficult without ex ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
21 years experience Dermatology
Reaction : This may be a reaction to a preservative in the injection, or an injection site reaction, or a reaction to the prep or band aids. See your physician t ... Read More
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