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Painful Injection Site
I 36+hrs since my 6mo had her reg schld. Vaccines & there is still an extremely hard knot, bruise, redness, warm/ painful to touch at injection site. ?
Why does the injection site hurt after getting a shot of invega sustenna. My right shoulder is Painful if I use it. ?
I had an injection in my arm 3 days ago and I have a painful hard lump at the injection site. Tried squeezing got lots of blood made it bigger :(?
Need more info: It is important to know what was injected and the manner of injection. Please return to the physician who administered the injection medication as soon as possible. ...Read more
I got a tetanus shot 3 days ago.....the injection site is red about 2 in in diameter, warm to the touch, and very itchy. It's also quite painful still?
Local reaction: You have a localized allergic reaction to the shot. Usually ice or moist heat to the area will reduce swelling and soreness. Also ok to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for itching, ibuprofen for pain. Notify your doctor of the reaction. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I got an left lumbar epidural steroid injection in my back yesterday and today the injection site has become itchy and painful. ?
Inform the doctor: who performed it, right away. Early detection prevents complication. ...Read more
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?
I received my second meningococcal vaccine three days ago. The injection site has a lump/painful and I'm faint. Should I see my doctor? Thank you!
Reaction to vaccine: Local reaction at the site of any vaccine injection are expected, redness, swelling, lump, you can apply ice pk on & off, and after 3 days you can use warm compresses & gently massage the lump, take tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for pain, move slowly , drink plenty of fluids & call your doctor. Feel better & good luck. ...Read more
Which injection site requires the most exposure (underpants lowered the farthest or removed), ventrogluteal, or dorsogluteal?
Proper technique: I feel that the entire buttock should be exposed so that the injection can be properly administered in the upper outer quadrant of the gluteus muscle. With proper technique damage to underlying nerves is avoided. ...Read more
Within 10 days: Otherwise see physician that gave you the injection. Msek prior answer for more comments about im injections. ...Read more
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