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A 36-year-old female asked:

I received a steriod injection 2 weeks ago. since then, i have been in intermittent pain and have severe swelling at injection site. what is wrong?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Have it checked: Could be an infection locally, or a fluid collection (the medicine carrier was not properly absorbed), or possibly a local reaction. All should be evaluated by a dr.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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