Kenalog Lupus, Action Suit, Grapefruit, Spine, Butt
Posted over a year ago
Had a Kenalog shot, due to many issues, lupus, scleroderma, DDD, The shot was in right hip, I have this sunken in area on side of butt/hip bigger then a grapefruit. Need help with action suit. I never would have done this if I have known it would disfigure me.
Now have to have MRI to make sure my spine is not effected. Thank you Kenalog for not sharing side effects. You will be hearing from me!!!
Riche6683 - I received a kenalog steroid shot in my right hip, to relieve my seasonal allergies. I have also a large indentation (muscle atrophy) where the shot was injected.
Susans - I totally understand how you feel. The exact same thing happened to me, I have RA and this is a big enough problem without the additional problem of having massive indented pits in both butt cheeks. Totally can relate to your situation. The nurses did not explain the potential side effects, one nurse said it may cause a dimple literally just before she inserted the needle but did not warn that half my butt would cave in. It has been extremely distressing to say the very least. The only hope I have is where I have read other peoples accounts where the same thing happened and the dents resolved by them selves spontaneously, and other people have said that saline injections can help by cleansing the kenalog crystals and encouraging new collagen regrowth. What an ordeal !!! I have got an appointment with dermatologist in October to see what he says. Hope he can help. Best of luck to you and hope things get better soon sue.
Gavsgirl22 - I had the same happen to me! I'm trying to do research to figure out how to deal with it. The nurse administered it to the far left of my butt cheek-not where a shot would typically be placed. After about 6 months, I went to my dermatologist. He wasn't pleased to see the effect and seemed to think it was caused by not placing it the right place. My question is, who is responsible? I went back to the walk in clinic to share my concern and they seemed to react quick. But now, they're trying to avoid taking fault. Are they trying to not take responsibility?