I'm studying to be a medical assistant and we practice giving shots on each other. A week ago today I received a glute shot with a 1 1/2 in. Needle with. 5ml of sailine. She went in very fast and it hurt very badly. I know she didn't hit my sciatic but I'

Pain in buttock. You probably developed a hematoma from the needle. This is a collection of blood which forms after a blood vessel is damaged. As a medical student we gave each other shots and drew blood and my arm and buttock was very swollen and tender. It does not sound like nerve damage. To hit a nerve you would have to go very deep.