Humira bruised me :(

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   Posted 9/8/2010 8:03 PM (GMT -6)   
I've never had this happen. Usually it's just red around where the med went in, but this time it REALLY HURT, and within about 15 minutes it got red and splotchy and bruised.

It looks like the bruises from when I was in the hosptal and got blood thinning shots (they bruise a lot). Could scar tissue from those shots make me bruise now? Otherwise, maybe I hit a blood vessel?

Strange, I've been on Humira for over 2 years and this has never happened.

32 yr old female-dx with Crohn's in '97 after emergency resection and appendectomy, 2nd resection '05, Bilateral pulmonary emboli 10/09
Currently on Humira, Omeprazole, Effexor, Seroquel, Calcium, Vit D
Coumadin stopped 3/15/10!!!!

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   Posted 9/9/2010 12:52 AM (GMT -6)   
it happens to me about every third injection.. proabaly just hit a vein or capilary

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   Posted 9/9/2010 3:54 AM (GMT -6)   
sometimes it happens but usually I just get a huge red spot

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Date Joined Aug 2007
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   Posted 9/9/2010 7:01 AM (GMT -6)   
I get bruises from the Humira every few injections.

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   Posted 9/15/2010 12:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Happened to me the first dose (4 shots). . . i just figured i hit a vein.
35 years old. Diagnosed in 2002ish.
Taking Asacol, Lomotil TID, and on Humira since 2010.

Lower Bowel area only, except for the short stint (about 2 weeks) that I had mouth sores. Also have external/anal fistula and anal/vaginal fistula.
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