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why do you get injections in the deltoid and the gluteal?

I'm taking a Medical Assistance Class and the teacher wanted us to ask people why they get those injections.

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Asked by monica300 at 8:28 PM on Sep. 14, 2009 in Health

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  • They are larger muscles and tend to work the meds in as you will be walking or using your arms thru out the day.

    Answer by wilcoxamanda at 8:36 PM on Sep. 14, 2009

  • Some meds are more caustic and require a deeper and larger mass of muscle to disperse so as not to irritate the surrounding tissue.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 10:00 PM on Sep. 14, 2009

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