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Injection site warm, swollen, red and pain.

Injection site warm, swollen, red and pain.

Sounds: Infected possibly. Could be within normal it needs to be seen to decide if antibiotics are needed or not ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Does the flu shot cause bumps and bruises at injection site?

Does the flu shot cause bumps and bruises at injection site?

It can: Yes it can as it is a local reaction and will get better by itself. ...Read more

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Does hyaluronidase cause any swelling or redness at the injection site?

Does hyaluronidase cause any swelling or redness at the injection site?

Possibly: Any injection can cause swelling and redness, as there is a puncture to the skin and can cause inflammation or infection. ...Read more

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Where is the injection site for epidural anesthesia?

Where is the injection site for epidural anesthesia?

Any part of spine: An epidural can be given anywhere along the full length of the spine. In the neck and upper spine, it is often used for pain management. An epidural can be placed in the mid-back for pain relief after chest or abdominal surgery. Epidurals are often placed in the lower back for labor pain, c-sections, or orthopedic surgery on the legs. So it depends on the need. ...Read more

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Best treatment for an IV injection miss ? Lump under injection site.

See below: Hot compress for 10-15 minutes 4-5 times per day. This will increase blood flow to the area and help to absorb what is under the skin. ...Read more

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Should I go to the doctor for a tick bite? Very small Tick removed 2 days ago. Red itchy rash at site of tick bite. Applied cortisone cream.

Should I go to the doctor for a tick bite?  Very small Tick removed 2 days ago. Red itchy rash  at site of tick bite. Applied cortisone cream.

See DR: Tiny tick= risk for Lyme disease. You have a local reaction to the tick. There is good evidence for using a single dose of antibiotic, typically 200mg Doxycycline (I prefer minocycline) within 48 hrs after discovery of a deer tick to prevent Lyme. You need to be alert and ready for possible Lyme during the next 3 weeks. Unfortunately the blood tests are not reliable and sometimes the primary erytm ...Read more

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What causes a huge bump at steroid injection site?

What causes a huge bump at steroid injection site?

Steriod: This might be a reaction to the medication or the medication may be superficial under the skin. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Major mouth pain at injection site?

Major mouth pain at injection site?

Should subside: Sometimes takes a few days but usually resolves without issue. If persists get back to you dds. ...Read more

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What it cause burn and swelling on injection area? Knee lubricate injection.

What it cause burn and swelling on injection area?  Knee lubricate injection.

Inflammation : Most likely inflammation. Infection is a possibility but less likely. If it gets worse or doesn't get better see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can cortisone injection cause shingles?

Can cortisone injection cause shingles?

No: Why ask? Do you have shingles? If so, do you have serious underlying disease? Have you been treated? Any transplants, radiation, or chemotherapy? Your age? Details of any symptoms or skin lesions? ...Read more

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Injection for sun allergy?

Injection for sun allergy?

Wow wow: Never ever heard about pl be specific what are the symptoms on account of sun exposure? Regardless if tou can drink pl drink water the best, umberella to protect, , caladryl lotion. Avoid more exposure, . ...Read more

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How long should a bruise or knot at an immunization injection site last for?

How long should a bruise or knot at an immunization injection site last for?

Several days perhaps: A local bruise or hematoma and swelling are not uncommon near injection sites. A small vessel (vein) was likely traversed by the needle upon tissue penetration. The best indicator of resolution is decreasing pain, swelling and fading of dark discoloration from black, purple, and blue, to brown and yellow. ...Read more

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Should a hep b vaccine injection site yellow?

Should a hep b vaccine injection site  yellow?

Bruise may yellow: Occasionally a shot will cause sligt bleeding under the skin that will bruise. Yellow would be a stage of such a bruise. ...Read more

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Can a kenalog (triamcinolone) lumbar injection have any effects on allergy testing?

Can a kenalog (triamcinolone) lumbar injection have any effects on allergy testing?

Yes: Kenalog (triamcinolone) is a corticosteroid medication, and can blunt your immune response, including response to allergens. ...Read more

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Cortisone injection on nodular acne, does this work?

Cortisone injection on nodular acne, does this work?

Yes: Sometimes it's necessary. If your acne is this severe, and you are offered isotretinoin, give it serious consideration. ...Read more

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Information site on camptodactyly?

Information site on camptodactyly?

Camptylodactly: www.limbdifference.org is great for childrens "congenital hand differences". ...Read more

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4 yr old grandson received mmr. Within 24 hours the injection site has a circular rash, warm, painful. Has fever of 101. Go to er?

Home care ok.: After receiving vaccines, many children will experience low grade fever. Sometimes local skin irritation or cellulitis will develop. Use the appropriate dose of fever reducer for your grandson and apply a warm compress. If his symptoms persist, call you pediatrician. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more