Intramuscular Injection

Intramuscular injection is a way of delivering the medication deep into the muscles. By giving intramuscularly, the medicines are absorbed quickly into the bloodstream. Intramuscular injections are preferred when the drugs can be irritating to the vein or when a suitable vein cannot be located.

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Why am I having pain after getting an injection in the butt?

Query: Hello doctor, I was given injection in both sides of my butt. But my right butt is paining a lot. What could be the reason?  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The buttock pain after injection can develop due to faulty procedure sometimes. If the injection is not given by an experienced person, then sometimes pain can persist for 1 to 2 days. Even with an experienced person sometimes pain can develop if a certain medication is...  Read Full »

How to get rid of pain and swelling in the injected area?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old, and I was given a painkiller injection before seven days due to an extreme headache. Recently, I have noticed a swelling and a severe pain near the injected area (an area just below my hips). What can I do to get rid of it?  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You had a painkiller injection in the gluteal region. The pain and swelling can be due to inflammation. You can apply an ice wrapped cloth frequently over it for one to two days. There is no need for taking any further medication as per my opinion. Kindly upload your po...  Read Full »

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