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11 year old on steroid shots for allergies and respiratory problems. Knot and painful bruise at the injection site. Anything can be done?

My 11 year old daughter received an 8/80 steroid shot because of extreme allergies and respiratory problems. That was 4 days ago. Minutes after the shot, she was crying from pain. The clinic iced it, and the pain seemed to subside. Since then, she will periodically (quite frequently) cry out in pain. There is a knot and a bruise . The knot isn t visible, only to the touch. She says it feels like a stabbing pain that comes and goes.
Asked On : Thu, 14 Feb 2013
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
think this is a case of Wheat allergies
I advise you to get blood serum tested for wheat,milk potato,rice,nuts,eggs to rule out other food allergies
In these cases Elimination diets do wonders
You can control only with medicines and steroids but no cure
After reports go for elimination
and desensitisation therapy for food allergies if you want
Answered: Sun, 7 Apr 2013
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