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Friend injected herself with Cooking oil in her rear end and now has pain and seems to be spreading. No fever though. and its been about 5 days. what does she need to be worried about and should she go to the doctors or hospital?
Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 5 months ago
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Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 5 months ago

Where did she inject herself?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
left buttocks
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 5 months ago

Is the pain shooting down her leg?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
no just seems to be getting bigger area. not very bad pain more like sensitive to the touch like a bruise
. there is no color or anything just some pain
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 5 months ago

OK

Most likely she's irritated an nerve--probably her sciatic nerve

That isn't an emergency situation but she should have her doctor check this out since if I were her doctor I would give her a cortisone injection there to get rid of the inflammation and resolve the pain

Please let me know if you need any more information

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
ok, I thought it might be an infection. thanks for your time
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 5 months ago

My pleasure

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