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A 38-year-old female asked:

had intramuscular injections in buttock on fri. pain is radiating down leg. never had this problem before. no redness. hard to walk.

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Shot in butt: Well this is interesting - firstly if the shot was done right then we have to assume its due to swelling and perhaps some bleeding putting pressure on nerve. If the injection was not done right then it may indicate damage to the sciatic nerve. I would give the person who did the injection a call.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Call your doctor: You could havenerve an irritation of the sciatic.

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