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A 48-year-old member asked:

Does the nutropin (human growth hormone) shot hurt?

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Dr. Richard Shewbridge
Endocrinology 34 years experience
No.: Growth hormone injections are given under the skin with a short, very thin needle. It usually doesn't hurt at all!
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
May sting a little: All gh preparations work pretty much the same. The preservative in some of them may burn a little when injected. However, patients get used to it and in general it doesn't bother most people. We have lots of patients on Nutropin (human growth hormone) aq and have never had to switch brands because of discomfort.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to take nutropin (human growth hormone)?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
For what purpose?: Hgh, which is what Nutropin (human growth hormone) is, immediately raises igf-1 levels, which is synthesized primarily in the liver. For short statured children, you will see growth in height within a month. For adults legitamely using it, beneifts accrue within months, ie. Increased bone density, thicker skin, etc. I don't know how safe when taken for athletic or anti-aging purposes. No studies. Potential side-effects!

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