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Can Septocaine Be Injected In The Arm
Can hydroxyzine be safely injected into the outer thigh? Or is it preferred In the gluteal muscles?
There is no: reason to select gluteal over outer thigh. The idea is to have a larger area to allow a larger (or more viscous) preparation! Hope this helps! DrZ ...Read more
Discuss with a doc: The gluteal area is important to know for giving injections. Some places should not be used as injections sites because of the risk if injury to important nerves. Please discuss it with a doc. ...Read more
I know terbutaline is usually given SC in the deltoid. Can It be safely given in other areas such as SC in the thigh?
If it is given: where a large muscle mass is present or the circulation to the subcutaneous tissue is interfered with by FATTY tissue the absorbtion might be delayed as well as the dose actually "delivered" be reduced. ANSWER YES BUT......not as effective My Opinion Only Hope it's helpful ...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
Can steroid injection cause a flare in neuralgia in the same area? (neuralgia in wrist, injection was in similar area)
Yes possible: Any injection can cause a local swelling or irritation in the area of injection. This should resolve in a few days at the most. If still of concern, seek advice from your doctor. ...Read more
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
What to expect for epidural anesthesia needle is pushed too far and the epidural anesthesia is injected into the area containing the CSF fluid and nerves?
That is a very: dangerous situation called a total spinal, your blood pressure will drop and you won't be able to breathe. But there will be emergency equipment immediately available and you should be 'saved' and just have to wait until it wears off. You will get a spinal headache afterwards ...Read more
Epidural anesthesia needle is pushed too far and the epidural anesthesia is injected into the area containing the CSF fluid and nerves, can you tell me more?
In India inject in: Almost anything. I had a friend, travel to india, had a sore butt, was referred to someone and the next thing he knew, this guy (who knows what credentials) was sucking some kind of pus or serum out of his butt through a bamboo straw. He felt better. Scary stuff. All bets are off in other countries. Then again, we spend more than twice the amount of any country and r one of the unhappiest of them. ...Read more
Yes: But it should not last more than 2 days. ...Read more
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