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Can a lump be caused due to Oxycontin?

i unfortunately recently relapsed and shot up oxycontin in my forearm. ever since there has been a small hard lump that looks like a ball. am i going to be ok? it is starting to get smaller but is tender and very noticable....please help im freaking out
Wed, 27 Nov 2019
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Diabetologist 's  Response
Hi,

OxyContin is not all recommended to be injected. In your case, the reaction looks like local injection site reaction. I would advise you to take an opinion from a surgeon/physician as soon as possible. I would also like to remind you again that OxyContin is not recommended for such use and it has the potential to cause serious reactions.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Nishith R. S., Diabetologist
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