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Are IV needles really painful?

Are IV needles really painful?

Ask: For Lidocaine injection first with a tiny needle. That way you will not feel the bigger IV needle. ...Read more

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Im scared of needles, can you help me?

Im scared of needles, can you help me?

Since needles : Are a necessary part of life, working through would be important. Suggest you find a therapist in your area who does cognitive behavioral therapy. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I stop being afraid of needles?

Trypanophobia: Consider Cognitive Behavior, Behavioral Therapy, Psychotherapy, Exposure therapy or hypnosis. ...Read more

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Really scared of needles. What can I do?

Really scared of needles. What can I do?

Calm down: Needles used by doctors and nurses are sometimes necessary to get blood testing or giving treatments. You must simply control your brain and your fears and accept the mild discomfort of the needle procedure. ...Read more

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How far does the needle go in during a lp?

How far does the needle go in during a lp?

It depends.: Any lumbar puncture the needle goes inside the spinal canal. Is usually done to obtain spinal fluid within the spinal canal. ...Read more

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How can I not be scared of getting a needle?

How can I not be scared of getting a needle?

Needle Phobia?: Do you have an intense or irrational fear of needles? If yes - consider Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Psychotherapy, Exposure therapy or hypnosis. ...Read more

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How can I physically reduce pain of a needle?

Distraction: A good method is distraction we use it in people al the time. It can be simple like talking to the person, looking away thinking of something other than the needle and even better vibrating the tissue around the needle with the free hand. The patient starts to think of the vibrating tissue and before you know it the needle is in an out. Good luck ...Read more

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What hurts worse? Lower or higher gauge needle?

Lower gauge: Lower gauge (lower number) needles are wider so generally these will cause more discomfort. ...Read more

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Why would you get pins an needles all over your body?

Pins and Needles : I would definitely need more information to answer this. Are your sx occurring only after certain activities - such as straining on the toilet, heavy exercise, post eating? Or do they happen randomly and unpredictably? Are you dizzy or light headed also? Rapid heart rate? These and other questions will be important for you to consider and answer when you seen your doctor to discuss the problem. ...Read more