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Can Septocaine Be Injected In The Arm
Depends on the Tooth: For upper teeth, the injection is normally right next to the tooth, on the outside, where the cheek/lip is. For surgery, another injection on the palate is needed. For lower teeth, the injection is normally near the back of the mouth on that side, where the jaw bone starts going up towards the ear. There are other types of injections also. It depends on the tooth and the planned procedure. ...Read more
Why do nurses inject IM drugs right into the butt? For instance, can B12 be injected in the arm or thigh? (in recommended places in those parts)
Yes: It can be injected intramuscular. The butt has more muscle and may be less painful. Howeve the arm is covenient. ...Read more
He could die: Depending on the volume and technique, several things can happen. He gets lucky, and nothing happens. He gets infected from the site, with blood poisoning which could be treated. However, this med can modify the heart rhythm and could put his heart into sudden irregular rhythm, resulting in death. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my son injected oral lidocaine into his arm inside his vein, what will happen?
May kill him: Lidocaine has a direct effect on the heart rhythm system. An intravenious injection could trigger a rhythm disturbance and result in sudden death. ...Read more
What disease does it test for when they inject fluid into your arm to see if the bump goes down or not?
How long does it take for local anaesthetic to be out of the area. Relative to blood thinning in the arm its injected into.
Local anesthesia: Depending on the pharmacologic agent used no longer than 6 -8 hours. Usually within an hour or two. ...Read more
Is there any other way to check if your iron is low other than needles? Help. I hate needles and one injected into my arm is not an option. Thanks!
Blood test: Sorry -- but to be sure about your body's iron and other status relating to possible anemia, you do need some blood tests. If severely anemic sometimes your gums and the lines on your palms will be pale. But this does not give the reason for anemia, which is why blood tests are needed. ...Read more
Got a TB shot today dr said he injected it a little deep in my arm what could that mean for result? Boyfriend recieved a positive reaction that's why?
To improve the accuracy of the testing, you should discuss a repeat of the PPD after 4 weeks.
If you have any symptoms suggestive of TB, a chest radiograph and a blood test to detect TB infection is available.
One possibility is that you were both exposed to TB during travel or contact with someone who has TB.
A detailed travel history is indicated and all household members should be screened. ...Read more
Went into hospital they put little tube thing I'm my arm in case they needed to inject anything immediately what was it?
I have hiv/needle fear. Would I feel if I stepped on a needle or if someone I poked or injected me in my arm or back?
Fear: You have a phobia and should get counseling and perhaps desensitized to your needle phobia which is likely crippling your life. Until then, make sure you wear shoes or slippers with a solid sole at all times so that stepping on a needle would not be a concern. As for someone poking you with a needle, this is like worrying about being struck by lightning on a cloudless day. Help is on the way. ...Read more
Dr can evaluate rash: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a red spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are related to medications, but many times they are not. For unusual rashes, a skin biopsy may be done by a dermatologist. One should bring to the doctor a list of all medications used in the month before the rash appeared. ...Read more
No problem.: It will numb the skin and will wear off in an hour or so. As long as you do not exceed recommended dosage there is no long term effect. ...Read more
My doc gave B12 to self inject. B12 oozed out of injection site in the arm. Did I do it correctly?
Depends: If you got most of it in and some oozed out, don't worry. ...Read more
Had Vq scan they injected dye but didn't stick needle in me put little tube in my arm injected it into that what is the tube thing?
The little tube is: An IV (intravenous) catheter. Very likely a needle was used to insert it: a needle is inside the tiny plastic tube/catheter;it punctures through the skin into a vein. Then the plastic tube slides off the needle, remaining in the vein, and the needle is removed. The needle would continue to cut and damage the blood vessel if it remained in. Some IV systems sheath the needle when withdrawn for safety ...Read more
What do you advise if I had my first dose injected two days ago and my arm is still incredibly sore, as is my neck for some reason. Is this normal?
More info, please!: First dose of what? Please ask again clarify. ...Read more
I injected the Depo-Provera shot at home, when I pulled the niddle out of my arm a tiny bit of the med came out of my arm. Will that effected anything?
Not likely: The amount that came out should be not enough to affect the role of the medication. ...Read more
How soon does the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot work once injected into the arm?
Family pract: 3months, make sure you come in for shot before 90 days. ...Read more
Had MRI today to look at pituitary gland he gave me a contrast material injection which is the dye andnow were injected my arm has gone green nd hurts?
Is it normal to have pain and a small bump in my upper arm where the depo-provera shot was injected?
Possibly: It should resolve in the next few days. If not return to the health professional who gave you the injection. ...Read more
Anti sickness jab 2 weeks or more ago and still sore and slight lump where injected (top arm in muscle)?
Okay my son had smoke and had gotten ahold of some bath salt is it dangerous if he injected it into his arms?
Your son is at high risk not only for significant effects on his brain, but infection in the bloodstream. He needs a thorough evaluation and a comprehensive plan going forward.
On which body part can I inject vitamin B12 shots thrice a week. I cannot inject on my arms as I go to the gym everyday. Please help.
Vit B12: Can be injected intra muscular. Your buttocks will be okay ...Read more
Can B12 shots increase body muscle mass. My arms are relatively thin so the exercise doesn't have effect. I gonna inject B12 by myself. Can it help?
Doubtful: B12 supplementation might increase exercise effectiveness by improving carbohydrate utilization for energy, and thereby might make your workouts more energetic and effective, but I don't think B12 will directly improve your muscle mass. ...Read more
I just injected heroin into the crook of my elbow and immediately upon doing so a lancing pain went all the way up my arm. My hand is a little swollen?
You may have hit a: nerve. Nerves and blood vessels tend to take the same bath together, so injecting into a vein, especially one that's deep, can easily injured a nerve. With good reason, I always recommend that if something you're doing hurts, you should stop doing that something. Perhaps it's time for you to seek counseling and treatment for your heroin use. Dr. Anne ...Read more