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Painful Injection In Buttocks
Happens sometimes...: 29 y/o says Painful lump on buttocks after injection? Happens sometimes if the injecting needle nicks some blood vessels & one gets a local bleed (Hematoma). Most disappear w/o much help but sometimes Warm Moist Compress helps. If it gets too painful/ red or have a discharge coming out then one must see a Doctor to Rule Out/ Treat infection. ...Read more
2 buttock injections/B-12/Fentanyl, severely bruised/hematoma/left with 2 painful lumps, can't walk, pain shoots down leg/1 yr already?
Sciatic n. Injury: Difficulty walking & severe sciatica for one year & post-injection of medicine into ipsilateral buttock suggests mass-effect/permanent type of injury to sciatic nerve. See a Neurologist for confirmation. Knowledge of a medical misadventure does not begin until the sufferer learns, from an expert, that it has occurred. A most unfortunate circumstance if this is indeed what occurred. Iatrogenic? ...Read more
Not useful: Very hard to remove things after you inject them. ...Read more
Plenty of muscle: Not a very sensitive area and usually nothing vital to poke a needle with. ...Read more
Yes: The im injections in the buttocks often cause discomfort. Definitely alternate the injection side each day. Also ask your fertility nurse to draw a larger target to spread the injections around a wider area. Walking often helps mobilize the oil. Fortunately, you will not need to take the injections forever. ...Read more
Difficult problem: But start with inquiry to local medical association for referral. ...Read more
Just had lower back facet injections done a week ago but now the center of buttocks hurts really bad. Is it related?
May be: Ensure that the injection sites are clean, dry with no signs of infection. If the pain continues speak to your doctor. ...Read 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
Will an intramuscular injection cause sciatica if it is given in the wrong location on the buttocks?
I had 1 set of buttocks non medical silicone injections 3 years ago. I am wondering what I should be expecting as in health risks.?
Silicone Injection: I do not personally perform silicone injections, mostly because this is something that is extremely difficult to reverse without leaving a significant scar. I have seen many problems with these injections in the buttocks, particularly granulomas and infections. These can be lifelong problems. If you notice redness, warmth or drainage from your buttocks, see your injector or go to the er. ...Read more
Isn't it strange to still have hematomas (+very mild pain if pressed) in the injection sites (both buttocks) after 9 months since last B12 injection?
Yes: Pain from intramuscular injections do not usually last that long. ...Read more
I started receiving iron injections in my buttocks 2 months ago.1 a month. I now have 2 bruises on both sides that aren't doing away.are these perm?
No: Bruising can be from bleeding from the injections you are receiving or from a new trauma. If the bleeding was in the deep tissues like muscles, the stagnant blood can take some time to seep under the skin and thus seen as a bruise. The spreading of blood this way helps it to dissolve. It might take some time to do so. Repeated bruising would require a work up by your doctor. ...Read more
Ed visit 5 days ago rsd flare. Received im injections in buttocks. Pain radiating from injection site into lower back and down thighs. Why?
See below: You don't say where your crps symptoms are. I think it would be the best if your saw your pain specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more
I received a tordol shot in my right buttocks about two weeks ago. There has been a mass at the injection site. Still, slightly tender. Normal?
Needs to be seen: May have gotten infected at injection site. ...Read more
What is the difference between the injection sites outer hip and buttocks? Which one is better for vitamin B12 injections.
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Got a lump in my buttocks due to injection for pain caused by kidney stones. It's been more than 3-4 weeks since this injection. Lump also has pain.
This might be: Deep infection, hematoma, granuloma, scar, or less likely tumor. Show it to a surgeon who can give you a better idea. ...Read more
Small: Not that these cannot occur, but considering the number of these types of injections that are done, they are rare — especially done " by the books" or with the proper technique which is by giving it in the upper outer quadrant of the buttocks, away from the sciatic notch where the nerve is. ...Read more
Please help! What is the risk of sciatic nerve injury in an intramuscular injection to the buttocks?
Immunization for new born babies, the best place to put injection is on the buttocks or on the arm. Is it risky to put on buttocks?
Placement of shots: Actually I prefer the front of the thigh. There is not enough muscle mass in the arm and the buttocks have large vessels and nerves that are difficult to avoid in small babies. ...Read more
I suffer from chronic back pain, I receive injections in my lower back every 2 months, I found a lump on my buttocks cheek are they connected?
Lump in buttock: Difficult to tell without examination. May or may not be related or significant. Discuss with your doctor on your next visit. ...Read more
Painless Nodule 7x6x4 mm right buttocks. Ultrasound "Calcification may be injection. No injections, might have been pimple once can't remember.
Cyst? Calcinosis?: You ashould always remember that when you see something on your skin ANYWHERE, that you don't understand, you owe it to yourself to report to a dermatologist and get it checked! That said, injection site hematoma which the body resolves by sending in cells which can calcify, is not infrequently causal.see my first statement for the best advice! ...Read more
I have kidney stones, my medicine is artrosilene(injection).when I'm using it I feel sudden pain on my right buttocks radiating to my legs, is it normal?
Had epidural injection for herniated discs l4/l5... Was told to start walking. My toes are going numb & having spasms in my buttocks. Why is this?
It is may be unrelat: Esi's usually do not produce this problem but may not have reversed all your symptoms caused by the herniated disc. You should be examined by a spine specialist either an orthopedic or neurological surgeon to determine the cause of your problem. ...Read more
My first toradol treatment for migraine. Injection site in buttocks is still sore, swollen and bruised after day and a half. Normal?
IM injection: Probably within range of normal sight unseen, try ice the site intermittently for the first 48 hours ...Read more
When I stand or walk after 5 minutes I get a burning pain above my left buttocks and have to sit immediately = I have seen a doctor and a physio and have to either see a chiropractor or a orthopaedic specialist = I have also had a cortisone injection?
Had toradol injection in buttocks for chest pain. Does this cause leg cramps? My left leg has been burning and cramping since. Could it cause DVT?
If you suspect DVT:
Then you must rule out DVT. Wat if the injection doesn't cause DVT and its coincidental and you happen to have one?
If you suspect it, check for it. DvT can kill. ...Read more
Pain in the ***: Somewhat common condition — coccydynia — may be a sign of infection — pilonidal cyst. Inflammation of the area can cause pain with sitting and standing — any other symptoms? — you could try warm sitz baths — or using a foam "donut" a course of OTC antiinflammatories might be useful. if these don't help — please make an appointment with your doctor. Good luck ...Read more
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