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Michael Jackson Doc

His Butt Was So Scarred...

It Nearly Broke My Needle

7/12/2013 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Michael Jackson
's buttocks were so scarred and infected from long-term drug injections ... the singer's thickened skin nearly broke his doctor's syringe -- this according to the doctor's testimony.

Dr. Stuart Finkelstein -- who cared for MJ back in 1993 during his "Dangerous" tour -- sat for a deposition earlier this year in Katherine Jackson's wrongful death lawsuit against AEG, describing the signs of MJ's drug addiction, and the testimony was just shown to the jury this week in court.
 
We got video of the depo and the details are crazy -- Finkelstein described one incident, saying, "I attempted to give [Michael] a shot of Demerol [a painkiller] but his buttocks were so scarred up and abscessed that the needle almost bent."

Finkelstein said the scarring resulted from "significant, extensive" shots of drugs over time.

He also describes his bizarre interactions with MJ back in the day, including squirt gun fights. You gotta see it.

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1.

IwuvTMZ    

Details we don't need to know.

366 days ago
2.

Googie    

If Michael Jackson was in such poor health, why didn't Katherine Jackson file for conservatorship & get Michael the help he needed. Why did the Jackson clan keep their big mouths shut & said nothing when he signed on to do the tour? Why are they suing? Appears Katherine Jackson & her clan are money hungry. Michael's estate has grown thanks to the executors, that his kids will be set for the rest of their lives. That is unless Katherine, Joe & the rest of the greedy family get their hands on MJ's children's money.

366 days ago
3.

I LOVE MY NIPPLES    

Hey TMZ can you guys let Michael RIP?........His poor daughter Paris reads all your CRAP and it hurts her deeply! (as you have reported) So Harvey can you stop hurting this poor lil girl ?

366 days ago
4.

SoWhat    

And whose fault was it that he was like that, his or all the doctors that just kept giving the stuff to him? Ya it's Michael's life and his fault he did a lot of things but the doctors are responsible more so because it's their responsibility to treat someone properly that's sick or in pain and not to just give them any drugs they want and as much of it as they want just because they're rich and a celebrity. More than one doctor saw he was taking all these drugs and knew he was addicted to taking yet none of them ever stopped giving them to him or went to the medical board or anything to report the other doctors that kept feeding his addiction.

366 days ago
5.

duilama    

Hahahaha.............


Thank you TMZ for such a good laugh..........

Yeah.........It nearly break a needle, but it most certainly break my heart.

Goosh, now that is a rotten arse, wouldn't u say???

I am writing a song about this and hopefully it will be ready tonight at sunset for the TGIF Gold panties party...............whew whew...........


Hahahahahah...............

366 days ago
6.

tresh    

How about mentioning the addiction expert who testified that Michael was NOT an addict. He needed medication, because he was in pain. Ever had a balloon pump inserted under your scalp?

366 days ago
7.

Rita    

Where on that video does it say infected TMZ? Why not let Michael Jackson be, he has died so go and look for someone else to pick on! Oh but no you won't because they are not Michael Jackson and people won't care. Its sickening. Everyone on this planet has something they want to keep private. Hopefully the person who wrote this pointless story will not have KARMA in their life. You reap what you sow. Keep on degrading a dead man who has left young children behind..

366 days ago
8.

mj fan forever    

Michael Jackson went to rehab just in 1993 after admitting he was abusing of painkillers subsequently the Pepsi incident, and since then he NEVER MORE abused of any painkillers. He was forced to take medications because of the pain resulting from the Pepsi incident. Michael Jackson was NOT a drug addict as the CORONER STATED IN THE AUTOPSY REPORT and testified at both murderer's and AEG's trial. Also, another doctor, Dr. Sidney Schnoll, who based his opinion on medical records stating Michael Jackson had only needed 100 milligrams for a dermatology procedure in late 2008, testified that he was NOT a drug addict. So his opinion fully agrees with the Coroner's report and testimonies.

366 days ago
9.

WhoreSpotter    

***** Mike was gettin highhhhh

366 days ago
10.

duilama    

I remember some rabids were calling for Wade's body language analysis.

Here is one that I am sure Mimijane would have been aware, but her cherry picking mind controlling agenda would not like you to watch the following link. So watch quickly before she has it deleted.

Wade 's body language analysis

366 days ago
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duilama    

RITA
Where on that video does it say infected TMZ?

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Funny you should ask. And I say it is a very good question, because Rita, you totally reflected how "intelligent" the rabids are. Here is a little bit of info that may lighten up your ignorance so if you are a mother, you would know how to care for your children:

Skin Abscess Overview

A skin abscess is a localized collection of pus that generally develops in response to infection or to the presence of other foreign materials under the skin. An abscess is typically painful, and it appears as a swollen area that is warm to the touch. The skin surrounding an abscess typically appears pink or red.

Abscesses can develop in many parts of the body, but they usually involve the skin surface. Skin abscesses are often referred to as boils. Common sites affected include the armpits, groin, rectal area (perirectal abscess), the external vaginal area (Bartholin's abscess), and along the tailbone (pilonidal abscess). Inflammation surrounding hair follicles or sweat glands can lead to the formation of abscesses, as well. Abscesses can also affect the brain, kidneys, liver (hepatic abscess), lungs, breast, neck, teeth (dental abscess), and tonsils (peritonsillar abscess).

Unlike other infections, antibiotics alone will not typically cure a skin abscess. In general, abscesses must open and drain to improve. Although sometimes an abscess will open and drain spontaneously, it often needs to be lanced (incision and drainage) by a health-care provider. Certain abscesses may require drainage in an operating room.

366 days ago
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duilama    

SOWHAT
And whose fault was it that he was like that, his or all the doctors that just kept giving the stuff to him? Ya it's Michael's life and his fault he did a lot of things but the doctors are responsible more so because it's their responsibility to treat someone properly that's sick or in pain and not to just give them any drugs they want and as much of it as they want just because they're rich and a celebrity. More than one doctor saw he was taking all these drugs and knew he was addicted to taking yet none of them ever stopped giving them to him or went to the medical board or anything to report the other doctors that kept feeding his addiction.


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Finger pointing does you no good! So what???, so what if the doctors were responsible??? Whose life was it anyways? So what if AEG was responsible for his death. Whose life got burnt and stuffed in an urn sitting in a wall anyways???


You got to be smart and be responsible for your own life. You got to be intelligent enough to survive this world as long as possible and as meaningful as possible. Money can buy you some kids that you can destroy their lives later when they are coming of age, but money can not buy you health despite you pay $150,000 per month, you will only get a "quack" of a doctor (as HN says) or a messenger from God, a hero for all children who kick your disgusting pedo rotten arse!!!

366 days ago
13.

Mina    

Funny that TMZ dont post the testimony of a professor in drug expert. Dr Schnoll said based on his review of medical records, he saw no evidence that Jackson was addicted to prescription meds. Schnoll reviewed medical records dating back until at least 1997. They included dental records, and files of Arnold Klein. Attorney Koskoff said based on the medical records in the last 16 years of MJ’s life, he was Demerol free for 13 1/2 years. Koskoff asked if that was consistent with a drug addict. Dr. Schnoll answered no. Dr. Schnoll said he saw no evidence that MJ ever used recreational drug or self-injected in the absence of a doctor. The expert said he saw evidence MJ was afraid of needles; didn't take medications in excess of what was prescribed by doctors. Koskoff: On Dangerous tour, was MJ getting opioid drugs according to Dr. Finkelstein? Dr. Schnoll: Yes Dr. Schnoll: I don’t know if MJ was an addict. I haven’t seen the information that would allow me to make a diagnosis of addiction. Koskoff asked if there was any evidence MJ was addicted or dependent of Propofol up until Dr. Murray. Dr. Schnoll said no. The doctor also addressed Demerol use, saying there was no sign Jackson received the drug between 2003 and 2008. Schnoll said even if Jackson were addicted to medications, with proper treatment he could have lived a long, healthy life. "There was no evidence of addiction at that time," Dr. Schnoll said about MJ in 2009 MJs autopsy showed him in excellent health for a man his age. No damages to organs which will usually happen by longterm drug abuse. In 1993 MJ was suffering badly from pain after the scalp burn incident. Thats why he took Demerol.

366 days ago
14.

Hibiscus    

Boils on Buttocks – Causes, Pictures, Treatment and Home Remedies »


Table of Contents
What is a Boil?
Boil on Buttocks
Boils on Buttocks in Children
What Causes Boils on Buttocks?
Boils on buttocks Treatment
How to Treat Boils on Buttocks at Home?
Recurring Boils on Buttocks
Boils on Buttocks Pictures

Having a nagging pain in your butt while sitting? Probably you are having pain while walking too? You may be suffering from boils on buttocks. Read on to know all about buttock boils, their symptoms, causes and treatment.
What is a Boil?

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A boil is a skin abscess. It appears as a pimple without the head. It is normally red in color in the initial stages. When it gets filled with pus, it looks like a lump. A white spot appears at its head and it soon bursts, releasing the pus contained within it.
About 20% of the population are said to have boils at some time of their life.
Boil on Buttocks

Remove your trousers and look at your butt. Do you see a red eruption on the skin? This is nothing but a boil. Boils on buttocks are one of the most annoying and discomforting conditions that create problems in daily life. The most obvious problem that boils on buttocks causes is in sitting. Sitting on a hard surface becomes a major problem for sufferers of this condition.
In the early stages, sufferers normally notice redness in the affected area. The skin region becomes tender and causes a little pain when touched. The patient experiences minor discomfort while sitting. A few people also suffer from itchiness in the affected region.
Pain usually arises after one or two days. This happens as the boil becomes filled with more and more pus. The boil gets bigger in size and turns into a lump. It looks more reddish in appearance.
When the boil grows to a considerable size, it is ready to release pus. A white or yellow spot appears at the head of the bump. This indicates it is ready to burst anytime soon. Walking is affected in such cases.
In the final stage, which comes after a day or two, the boil bursts draining the pus contained inside it. The pain and discomfort goes away almost immediately. The spot takes 1-2 days to heal properly.
In some cases, people suffer from multiple boils. This can give rise to fever or lymph node inflammation. Boils may also keep recurring in case of complicated conditions like Chronic Furunculosis.
Boils on Buttocks in Children

One can often find boils on buttocks in toddlers and young children. This is usually caused by an infection by the bacteria Staphylococcus Aureus. The boil usually starts as a small nodule which grows larger every day. The affected skin turns dry and rough. This can cause problems like itching and irritation.
What Causes Boils on Buttocks?

Boils on buttocks can appear due to various reasons. Some of the major causes of this condition are
Ingrown Hair

In-growing hair is the most common cause behind the appearance of boils on buttocks. This is caused by an abnormal hair growth. In such cases, the hair grows inwards instead of projecting outwards and enters the same hair follicle it was supposed to sprout from. This blocks the follicle and results in a skin inflammation. The boil appears as a result.
Sweat Gland Obstruction

Sometimes, sweat and dirt block the Sudoriferous glands (sweat glands) leading to boil formation. The clogging of the sweat glands gives rise to a swelling of the skin. It develops into a boil and causes much pain. The boils may continue to come and go away.
Obstruction of sweat glands is another of the main causes of boils on buttocks.
Skin Trauma

Boils may result from an injury or trauma to the skin. This occurs if the person accidentally sits on a sharp object. The pointed object may pierce the skin and get stuck inside. Such foreign objects normally carry germs with them and cause an infection to the skin.
Skin Bruises

Boils may also develop if the skin suffers a bruise. A cut or bruise in the skin makes the region vulnerable to bacterial infection. An infection leads to a large boil on the skin and causes unbearable pain.
Boils on buttocks Treatment

The pain and acute discomfort makes a suffering person look desperately for ways on how to treat a boil on buttocks. Boils on the buttocks do not give rise to serious complications. Small boils that go away within a day or two need no treatment. However, large-sized boils that cause much pain to the sufferer need immediate medical treatment. Multiple boils that cause fever also require professional medical cure.
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In case of an infection due to boils on buttocks antibiotics may be prescribed by doctors. A minor surgery may also be carried out to drain the pus. An experienced physician uses a small blade to cut the boil and draining the pus, thereby curing the infection.
How to Treat Boils on Buttocks at Home?

Medicines and surgeries are not the only way to cure buttock boils. For a proper treatment of boils on buttocks home remedies can also be used. Here are some ways that will help you know how to get rid of boils on buttocks at home.
Heat Therapy

Applying heat is found to be one of the best ways for treatment for boils on buttocks. Heat application over the boils improves blood supply to the region. More white blood cells come to the infected area to fight off the infection. A head is soon formed over the boil and the pus soon drains out. You can apply heat by pressing a warm cloth softly over the boil or sit in a bathtub filled with hot water.


Applying ***in Paste

Ground a few ***in seeds and pour them into a cup filled with 1/4th with water. Mix the seeds with water to form a paste. Apply this on the boil for several times. This will help to completely heal the boil.
Onion or Garlic Juice Application

Apply onion or garlic juice on the boil. This will soon give rise to a head over the boil. The boil will
pop naturally draining the pus ac***ulated inside it.
Turmeric Powder Application

Applying turmeric powder over the boil will also make it develop a head sooner. The pus will drain quickly and heal the boil faster.
Applying Castor Bark Paste

Grind a small amount of castor bark. Mix it with a little water. Apply the castor paste on the boil. This helps boils heal quickly.
Needle Incision

If you find a boil or abscess on buttocks, never squeeze or pinch it as you can get septic. Once a white head is visible over the boil, you can sterilize a needle and use it to gently prick the boil. The pus will drain out. Once the entire ac***ulated pus comes out, you should apply antiseptic cream over the boil. This will prevent an infection.
Recurring Boils on Buttocks

Boils may sometimes go away by themselves only to recur again after some time. This happens due to several causes like
Blocked Sweat Glands

As aforementioned, an obstruction of sweat glands can lead to recurring boils. Many people who sweat excessively are seen to suffer from boils for this reason.
Low Immunity

People with a weak immune system are more prone to bacterial infections, which is a reason for boil formation.
Eczema

The skin disease Eczema also causes boils. Those who suffer from eczema suffer from a swelling in skin. If there is an inflammation of the posterior skin boils on buttocks can appear.
Boils on Buttocks Pictures

Not sure how boils on the buttocks look like? If you are not suffering from the condition yourself, it will be a little hard for you to know about the appearance of the boils. Here are some pictures of boils on buttocks that will help you know how the disease looks like.
Boil on buttocks pics
Picture 3 – Boils on Buttocks Photo
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Picture 4 – Boil on Buttocks Picture
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If you are suffering from boils on buttocks, you can try the home remedies to improve the condition. But in case of acute pain and large inflammation, medical treatment should be immediately sought.
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In a nutshell, or on a nutshell....... (Does anybody want to see a picture as well?), MJ liked his boils on his buttocks, just a few more reasons to have another injection of painkiller. With all the money he had, he could hire a doctor with a needle full of pain killer drugs, only poor people may look for a home remedy!!!


LOL LOL LOL!!!!

366 days ago
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duilama    

MINA
Funny that TMZ dont post the testimony of a professor in drug expert. Dr Schnoll said based on his review of medical records, he saw no evidence that Jackson was addicted to prescription meds. Schnoll reviewed medical records dating back until at least 1997.


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Funny how you point that out, but neglect to tell people that the doctor was paid to review and make conclusion on some medical reports which was basically a waste of the Jackson's money and tax payers time and money as well, because we all know that Dr. Arnie aka Prince Dad deliberately gave MJ treatments without making any medical record as he knew what he did was not okay with the medical board!!!!


So again, this is a good point from Mina as it reflected how the rabids cherry picking any kind of defense favoring MJ no matter where it came from.

366 days ago
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