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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
The fact that you: didn't get any blood when you pulled back the plunger suggests you were not in a vein. You may have lacerated a little vessel on the way in or back ou ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Air embolism: There is a significant risk in injecting air into a vein. It can lead to air embolism ( simikar to pulmonary thromboembolism). If the quantity of air ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
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Don't Worry: This is an old concern & particularly with rapid insulin. With insulin pens & small needles it is hard to hit a large vein. You most likely h ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Necrosis of skin: Dermal fillers are safe if used according to manufacturer's guidelines, and if injected properly by an experienced injector. Infection is extremely ra ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low concern: very safe for the reasons you are using it.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Alcohol: Is a strong sclerosing agent, namely it will close the veins. It is used by some for what is called a-v malformations. It is dangerous as it can cause ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Major damage: The acid will do serious damage to local tissues, but may or may not be buffered by the body's systems before it reaches the heart and damages the rhy ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes but why?: Lidocaine is used by docs to treat heart rhythm problems. This is done by injection in a controlled manner. It can be toxic if too much or too stron ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Why do you ask?: Are you contemplating taking this action? If yes - please don't do so. At minimum it is likely to cause tissue damage. If you or someone else is tempt ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Why do you ask?: I don't even know how one would go about injecting hair into their blood vessels.

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