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A 36-year-old member asked:

I accidentally injected a little air into my body while giving myself a shot. should i worry about it?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No: Small amounts of injected air are easily absorbed. If there was going to be a problem it would happen within a few seconds or minutes. Relax. If you are having symptoms, then check with your doc, but the chances are good you did no harm.
Last updated Mar 26, 2013
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