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Lump post injection

Currently on Rebif (Interferon beta 1a) with autoinjector for a year. There's a round lump on 1 side of the tummy & one small area with hardening sensation upon pressing down. It hurts on & off. Already tried massaging after the injection as advised by the nurse. Trying to analyze & wonder if the medicine had been absorbed by the body or already hardened & become the lump. Trying to ignore the lump but subconsciously, know that it's still present.
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Hi there,
This injection can cause redness, swelling at the site of injection. It may decrease over next few days. You may need analgesics and anti-inflammatory medication. Medicine might have been absorbed. It is best to consult your doctor and get your doubts clarified. A clinical examination of the lump is essential for correct diagnosis.
Best luck and regards!
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