injection site reactions

After I gave the horses’ their shots, both developed some pancake thick, about the palm of my hand size, lumps where the injections were. So I thought maybe I had screwed it up.

Today, I had a chance to talk to the vet about it and she said, no, it is a common reaction to penicillin and that they would go away in time. Even if she had given the injection herself, there would be a chance of this knot reaction.

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2 Responses to injection site reactions

  1. Kate says:

    Keep an eye on it – if it gets hot or gets more swollen you could have sepsis (bad stuff) going on.

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