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Accidental epipen (epinephrine) injection into finger. Did ok. Can I reuse it?

Accidental epipen (epinephrine) injection into finger. Did ok. Can I reuse it?

Accident with epipen (epinephrine): If you got stuck with an epipen, (epinephrine) then this has discharged. There is nothing left to use, as this has already deployed its contents. Dispose of this responsibly, and get another one. Keep in away from extreme heat and cold and away from light. ...Read more

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I was messing with my epipen that I have for shrimp allergy and I pushed the black button on the bottom and it made my finger swell up and started bleedng a little bit and it left a tiny mark that looks like I stuck a needle in it. Will I be ok?

I was messing with my epipen that I have for shrimp allergy and I pushed the black button on the bottom and it made my finger swell up and started bleedng a little bit and it left a tiny mark that looks like I stuck a needle in it. Will I be ok?

You should be okay..: ...as long as you get a new Epipen (epinephrine). Without knowing for sure that it will activate when you need it and that the proper dose will be administered, it might not work next time. Keep an eye on that finger tip. Epinephrine causes blood vessels to tighten up, reducing blood flow. This would also be a good time for you to review the proper use of your Epipen (epinephrine). ...Read more

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Could botox injections in the fingers hurt?

Could botox injections in the fingers hurt?

Why in the fingers?: Why are you getting Botox in the fingers? Are you taking about hand injections for excessive sweaty palms?If thats the case, then yes there is some discomfort and everybody is different, but the needles are very small and typically are more bothersome than painful. Numbing cream can definitely help. Another option is to have your surgeon perform a nerve block which will make the whole hand numb ...Read more

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Wanted to know if getting botox injections in the fingers hurt?

Wanted to know if getting botox injections in the fingers hurt?

Little pain: Every injection has a little discomfort associated with it. Injections in the fingers can be more painful d/t the larger amts of pain receptors. With that said, smaller needles can be used. There will be a little pain, but go in with reasonable expectations and you'll do great!!! Good luck ...Read more

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Numbness in pinky after injection for trigger finger, normal or not?

Numbness in pinky after injection for trigger finger, normal or not?

Possibly: It is possible that the medication used for your injection has affected your sensory nerve. However, the numbness should resolve within a few hours - if not, i would recommend that you follow up with your physician. ...Read more

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I have abrassion 3 inch by neif) on the one finger before 24 hour this happened can I take injection im tetnous toxid (tt) after 24 hour?

I have abrassion 3 inch by neif) on the one finger  before 24 hour this happened can I take injection im tetnous toxid (tt)  after 24 hour?

Yes.: Preferred window is as soon as possible after event, but up to 48 hours can be helpful. Big push for tdap due to waning adult protection from pertussis. ...Read more

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Feeling numbness in my left wrist i.e fingers specially when i am exercising its not continous. I took some injection in the same left wrist last year?

Feeling numbness in my left wrist i.e fingers specially when i am exercising its not continous. I took some injection in the same left wrist last year?

Nerve compression.: This could be carpal tunnel, which is a compression of one of the nerves in the wrist, or it could be from pressure on the nerve at the elbow. It is less likely to come from your upper arm or neck (spinal cord). You should see an orthopedist or hand specialist to help with the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How much does it take torecover a trigger finger pain after taking a cortisone shot?Pls illustrate where exactly the injection must be taken

Very quick: I have had trigger finger injections. They do hurt a little. I use a cold spray on the skin to numb that area prior to doing the injection. The injection includes local anesthetic as well. Shot hurts less that the trigger finger locking up. Shot goes in the flexion crease where the finger meets the hand. Good luck. You can do it! ...Read more

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Epipen (Definition)

Epinephrine is a rhythm control agent which is a ...Read more