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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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Does IV needle hurt?

a little: An IV needle insertion can cause a bit of discomfort. This can be masked by preinjection of lidocaine, or by the application of cold. Once in, the IV needle usually does not hurt. ...Read more

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What is a metopic suture?

What is a metopic suture?

Frontal Suture: It is a misnomer because it disappears by the age of 5 or 6 and due to the presence of dense connective tissue at the frontal suture on skull. ...Read more

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What's suture removal feel like?

Not bad : At all, maybe a slight pulling type of feeling. Almost always no need for local anesthesia or anything like that. Don't get yourself worked up, it's really not bad. If pain is felt, local anesthesia can be given. ...Read more

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Can i floss using a sewing needle?

Can i floss using a sewing needle?

Not advised!: Don't be cheap! buy some inexpensive floss threaders or some type of super floss and you don't run the risk of poking yourself or worse swallowing a needle! ...Read more

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How can I inject drugs with a needle?

How can I inject drugs with a needle?

If you are : injecting a medication which has been prescribed for you - you should be provided with 1 on 1 instructions. If you wish to inject yourself with illicit drugs - could not assist you in harming yourself. ...Read more

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Are intramuscular needles safe to use?

Yes if sterile: Yes they are safe if sterile and disposable, and in us we use only sterile needles and they get disposed after use. ...Read more

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Stepped on a diabetic needle what do I do?

Stepped on a diabetic needle what do I do?

See your doctor: Need to know if the needle came out intact ie there is no foreign body left behind. Need to check your tetanus status. Now local hygiene soap water antibiotic ointment. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What's needle infiltration in hemodialysis?

What's needle infiltration in hemodialysis?

See below: The needle which is inserted into the blood vessel to obtain blood from the vein is inadvertently placed into the tissue surrounding the vein and some blood spills out. ...Read more

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What size needle for testostrone injection?

What size needle for testostrone  injection?

Large ones: Usually the 20-21 gauge needles are needed due to the thickness of the testosterone solution. It can be given in smaller needles but more difficult to inject. ...Read more