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Posted on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 in Abdominal Pain
Question: pain in stomach to left side after a needle shot. felt like fire .
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
likely drug induced gastritis . kindly provide further details please .

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* Seems from drug induced gastritis .

Kindly provide further details so that I can answer your query completely .

1. Needle shot details - for what purpose , name of drug , dose , site where given
IM or IV mode .
2. Pain - frequency , duration , aggravating , relieving factors , when was needle
shot given and when stomach pain started .
3. Any vomiting , burning chest .
4. Other systemic issues as diabetes or other .

Awaiting for your response .

Regards .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 14 hours later
shot was given in stomach. left side 35 unite of novolog.. pain from sight of shot to my back and moving around.. 24 hrs pain. no vomiting swelling in tissue. left side pain sometime feel like burning.
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 52 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Cellulitis likely.Currently required medicines explained,need ultrasound.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear
Thanks for the details .

* Likely subcutaneous cellulitis from needle shot .

* Recommendations at present

- Continue ice pack application 5 - 7 minutes each 4 times a day .
- Consumption of proton pump inhibitor as Omeprazole , analgesic Tylenol
addition in current drug basket .
- Avoid more oily , spicy , non veg stuffs , beverages .
- No further shot at or around this area till it recovers .
- Ultrasound examination of the local part as well as abdomen is mandatory .

* Was the shot taken for first time at this site or previously taken

Hope this will help you .
Welcome for further assistance .
Wishing you fine recovery .
Regards dear take care .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 6 hours later
previously used site. pain move to back and, left side and back on left side.
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 11 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Cellulitis in deep layers of abdominal wall.ultrasound mandatory as early.

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXX

* Suspicious remains at cellulitis in deep inner layer segments with referred pain
over back due to irritation of nerve endings .

* Ultrasound at earliest is mandatory for further line of action , till then can follow
advise of previous answer .
You must request to your doctor regarding persistent pain and get reference of
ultrasound .
* Keep blood sugar under strict control .

Regards .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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