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My 23 months old baby, was injected on the buttocks and 5 week now is experiencing pain at the toes, numbness of the feet and coldness at the feet?
Buttock: Injections are given in the upper-outer quadrant of the buttocks in order to avoid injury to the sciatic nerve. I assume this is where the injection was given. But we doctors don't have x-ray vision (yet), and not all sciatic nerves follow the anatomy book, so it's possible, on rare occasions, to injure the sciatic nerve even if the injection is given properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be butt fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Exercises to tone your butt include plie, dumbell squats, squat w kick-back, single leg front raises, toe taps, clock lunge, step ups w knee raise, lunge jumps ; squat jumps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Overall weight loss: With natural weight loss (by eating fewer calories and exercising more to use up stored fat), one loses fat from all body parts. So, it is hard to just lose the "buttocks" or the "love handles". Doing exercises to strengthen and build up the abdominal muscles can hold the tummy in better, which will improve the overall appearance. Exercising the legs will make them look better. ...Read more
Long for Butt.: The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus and gluteus medius muscles. ...Read more