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about a week and a half ago i injected approx. 80ccs of spic

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about a week and a half ago i injected approx. 80cc's of spic and span household cleaner into my arm in are where they take blood work from it was just under skin if i hit a vein would i have a reaction by now or even if i didnt hit a vein what could happen the areas where i injected are still tender and muschle ache in upper arm after this long of time is it out of my system
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Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 year ago.
I am online and happy to help you with your question today. Thank you for your patience.

Injection such a large amount of spic and span into your arm requires immediate medical care, even if you did it 10 days ago.

Also, in my opinion, you should see a psychiatrist so as to better understand why you would do such a thing.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

i do see a pychiatrist i am just wondering if there could be any residuals left in body and approx. how long would it take for anything bad to happen or what could happen

Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 year ago.
I am surprised that is didn't cause significant tissue damage already. I am sure that some of the ingredients will not be absorbed or neutralized by your body and may stay in your tissues forever if not removed/treated.

As to what could happen, the chemicals can kill the tissue in your arm and, possibly, cause lass of the limb.

I would have your arm examined, today if possible.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.


how long would it take before i would get loss of limb what should i be looking for the area is sore and the muscle in my biscep is sore but there is not redness or bruising so what do i look for

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

so what do i look for in possibility of loss of limb the area of injections and just above are sore but thre is no redness, bruising or swelling I have an appt. with my gp on Feb 26th i'll ask him but in meantime what do i look for and is the mild pain the tissue damage and i am already at risk of loosing arm or is there any other possible damage that can happen ie heart attack stroke death. what are the chances that i could loose the limb i didnt think it was that much i injected. i still have full mobility of arm just sore to flex and touch the areas of injection and just above it

Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 year ago.
I think the only thing you need to do is go see a doctor and have her examine your arm. Do not sit around your house and try to monitor or manage this yourself.

So. What is the take home message? Get to a doctor now. No matter what.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.


i am going to hospital just want to know what i may be looking at i.e blood transfusion or is the cleaner localized in the just area and not moveable and they just have to drain the cleaner and/or give me antibiotics what are the possiblilities thanks

Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 year ago.
That cleaner is poison....antibiotics will not help with it unless you have a secondary infection.

At the hospital they will just have to deal with the tissue damage at this point.

I wish you the very best.

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