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Where do you inject lidocaine and septocaine for dental work?

Where do you inject lidocaine and septocaine for dental work?

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

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Are vaccines always injected in the arm?

Are vaccines always injected in the arm?

Injection sites: Vaccines are typically injected into a large muscle group, usually upper arm or thigh. Injection into the buttocks, especially in small children, has fallen out of favor due to increased risk of injury to blood vessels and nerves. ...Read more

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What will happen if my son injected oral lidocaine into his arm inside his vein?

What will happen if my son injected oral lidocaine into his arm inside his vein?

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

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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

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What disease does it test for when they inject fluid into your arm to see if the bump goes down or not?

What disease does it test for when they inject fluid into your arm to see if the bump goes down or not?

PPD for TB: This sounds like a test for tuberculosis. Purified protein derivative is a marker for infection with tb. It is injected under the skin. If you have TB or have been exposed to tb, the area around the injection turns red and swells. ...Read more

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How long does it take for local anaesthetic to be out of the area. Relative to blood thinning in the arm its injected into.

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

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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!

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

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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?

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?

Repeat test: 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

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I injected meth in my arm and missed why would someone tell me to use a quarter?

I injected meth in my arm and missed why would someone tell me to use a quarter?

Call for help: Drug addiction is a serious problem. They probably wanted you to use that quarter and call, for help!
See an addictionologist ASAP or call the county mental, health society. Or go, to an emergency room and seek help before you lose, that arm, or your life. ...Read more

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Went into hospital they put little tube thing I'm my arm in case they needed to inject anything immediately what was it?

Went into hospital they put little tube thing I'm my arm in case they needed to inject anything immediately what was it?

IV with Heparin port: It was most likely and IV with a heparin port. The heparin port allows the nurse to occasionally flush the IV so it works best and does not get clogged with your own blood trying to form a scab. ...Read more

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Can testosterone be injected into the arm muscle?

Yes.: Not used much with newer treatments with pump or
tapes. T in arm gives an initial effect in3 days but after a week declines to pre-injections by 18 days. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I am having red spots on my arm for almost a week. I inject steroids one month ago.?

I am having red spots on my arm for almost a week. I inject steroids one month ago.?

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

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What are the effects of getting lidocaine injected in your arm for a pain free tattoo removal?

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

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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?

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

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Is it deadly injected substance in arm 2.5 hours ago may have been some debris in needle burning sinsation in arm and part of chest

Emergency situation?: You may be experiencing simple anxiety related to a caustic chemical (vistaril, phenergan, (promethazine) may cause this.) I recommend an emergency room visit asap.

I should not have to say this, but I will: do not do this again. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Could be: Hi. It could be a hematoma or bruise. Maybe the IV needle damaged the vein and fluid went into the surrounding soft tissue. You might want to go where they did the MRI and show them. What is your pituitary problem they're doing the scan for? ...Read more

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Is it normal to have pain and a small bump in my upper arm where the depo-provera shot was injected?

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

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Okay my son had smoke and had gotten ahold of some bath salt is it dangerous if he injected it into his arms?

Okay my son had smoke and had gotten ahold of some bath salt is it dangerous if he injected it into his arms?

Life threatening: 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.
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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?

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

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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?

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