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Red spot, itching in the area after taking steroid injections. Suggestions?

I am currently taking steroid injections once a week. After the second injection about 48hrs later I got a red spot by the injection area. It is hard to the touch and is red and ichy. It s been 8 days since that injection. Also the injection was only into fat tissue . I just started taking antibiotics just because im paranoid
Asked On : Sun, 2 Dec 2012
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Hi.the red and itchy at the injection site can be thrombophleebitis .use hot compressors and apply thrombophobe ointment for better result
Answered: Tue, 20 Aug 2013
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