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Where do you inject botox in bladder?

Where do you inject botox in bladder?

Inside bladder wall: In patients with overactive bladder due to MS and spinal cord injury, Botox can be injected into the wall of the bladder. This is done from inside the bladder through a cystoscope, and requires a urologist who is trained injecting botox. ...Read more

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Where can I find an insulin pump?

Where can I find an insulin pump?

Insulin pump: Most Primary Care doctors and Endocrinologists get visits from Pharmaceutical company reps and they often leave "pumps" to show to you. Every one will tell you which one is better than the others, but that is your choice. All pumps are excellent and they are improving over time. Pumps are most often used in type 1 diabetes and that is the best way to go. The new systems will improve with time. ...Read more

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Where could they inject me for the chemo?

Where could they inject me for the chemo?

In veins: Most chemo is delivered systemically. There has to be constant access to veins. When veins of the hands or arms are employed they eventually thrombose and cant be used. Other access sites are employed such as a pic line where the catheter is passed up a vein in the arm and fixed in place for easy access. Otherwise a subclavian port is positioned with the reservoir on the chest wall for access. ...Read more

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Least painful place to inject insulin ?

Least painful place to inject insulin ?

Abdomen or thigh: Depending on the patient, Insulin is usually given in either the abdomen or thigh, and most patients report the abdomen hurts less. That said, Insulin needles are so small and slim, they usually hurt very little anywhere you use them. Remember, it's important to move your injection sites around to prevent skin problems. ...Read more

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Please help docs! where in the body you can't inject lidocaine with epinephren?

Please help docs! where in the body you can't inject lidocaine with epinephren?

DIY it's not ..: Epinephrine is a very potent vasoconstrictor and a heart stimulant. Generally it shoud not be injected where blood vessel spasm may kead to the lack of blood flow (ischemia) or systemic side effects, when it gets in the blood stream. I would advise not to attempt it yourself and discuss with healthcare prefessional. ...Read more

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Why do I need to rotate injection sites when I inject enbrel (etanercept)? Why can't I inject the same place?

Why do I need to rotate injection sites when I inject enbrel (etanercept)? Why can't I inject the same place?

Better rotate: Use at least two injection sites. You don't need to rotate between four sites. Rotating between sites gives the individual sites a chance to recover from the injections. That creates less pain and a lesser chance of a site reaction. ...Read more

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What happens if you inject morphine directly to the heart?

What happens if you inject morphine directly to the heart?

Probably nobody know: Doubt it's been done (at least intentionally). No reason to do so and no reason to believe it is safe. I would guess it would be tolerated but i probably nobody knows. ...Read more

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Is it possible to inject insulin into your scalp?

Not a good idea.: Usually Insulin is given in places where there is some significant fat like arm, abdominal wall, thigh etc, but skin is easy to penetrate with Insulin needle without much pain. In the scalp the skin is thick, fat is there but less when compared to other locations .Thick skin when penetrated with a needle , will be more painful and also the bore of the needle should be high for that thick skin ...Read more

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How long before technology advances to the point where diabetics do not need to use needles to get insulin?

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How long before technology advances to the point where diabetics do not need to use needles to get insulin?

Artificial pancreas: Many top research groups have been working on a so-called artificial pancreas. On dec. 2, 2011, some national publications announced that the fda will expedite the process to get the devices developed for certain patients: http://yourlife.Usatoday.Com/health/story/2011-12-02/fda-speeds-development-of-artificial-pancreas-systems/51579288/1 a draft was also released by the fda for comment. ...Read more

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Where can I find help to get the gastrical by-pass done?

Where can I find help to get the gastrical by-pass done?

Ask a local doc: Why don't you ask your family doctor or a local GI specialist that question? ...Read more

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How do you inject insulin from a needle?

How do you inject insulin from a needle?

Insulin syringes: You require special graduated Insulin needles, they are designed to accurately measure the units of Insulin you require. You wipe the top with alcohol draw back what you need wipe the skin and inject the tiny Insulin needle into the fatty layer of your skin Simple almost painless ...Read more

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How to alleviate reaction at insulin injection site?

How to alleviate reaction at insulin injection site?

Which reaction: Is this lipoatrophy or lipohypertrophy? Are you referring to redness or puffiness at the injection site? ...Read more

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Please help docs! where will they inject you for the VQ scan?

Please help docs! where will they inject you for the VQ scan?

Ventilation: Ventilation part of study is inhaled gas such as xenon 33. Perfusion portion of study with tc99m maa is injected through peripheral vein such as arm. Volume of injection is quite small. ...Read more

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Where should a dentist inject the lidocaine to block pain perception?

Where should a dentist inject the lidocaine to block pain perception?

By the nerve: Adjacent to the nerve which supplies the affected area, so that the lidocane spreads to the nerve. ...Read more

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Where do you inject botox for migraines?

Where do you inject botox for migraines?

Depends...: On the location of the migraine. Seek a specialist in migraines who does Botox to make sure you get the best treatment recommendations for your headaches. If done by a specialist in headaches, insurance often covers this. ...Read more

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I was prescribed intramuscular vitamins and given insulin syringes and told to inject into the glutes. I don't think the needle reaches the muscle. Will it still work if it goes into fat?

I was prescribed intramuscular vitamins and given insulin syringes and told to inject into the glutes. I don't think the needle reaches the muscle. Will it still work if it goes into fat?

Yes,but ask 4 longer: Yes, it should still work, but it would be better to inject into muscle. I usually use one and a half inch long (but thin like 27 guage) needles to inject into muscle. You can also inject into the back of your upper arm where there is less fat between the muscle and skin so that your current needles will reach muscle. Ask your doc for longer needles! ...Read more

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What happens to the insulin receptors to make them insulin resistant?

What happens to the insulin receptors to make them insulin resistant?

Great question!: If you figure that one out, you will probably win the nobel prize in medicine. There are easily over 100 different defects in Insulin signaling (how Insulin talks to cells) which have been described in type 2 diabetic patients, ranging from mild to severe. That's one of the reasons why coming up with a cure for this disease is so difficult. ...Read more

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I just want to know side affects injecting the cutting agent msm?

I just want to know side affects injecting the cutting agent msm?

DEATH: Toxic reaction, air embolism, septic reaction, -this is an ORAL supplement and not meant for injection: www.webmd.com/...supplements/ingredientmono-522-msm%20 ...Read more

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What does the ink in the fluoroscopy epidural steroid injection transforaminal supposed to look like?

What does the ink in the fluoroscopy epidural steroid injection transforaminal supposed to look like?

Transforaminal Inj: In the transforaminal approach to the epidural steroid injection the nerve is coated with the steroid/anesthetic mixture. Usually the dye can look like its outlining the nerve, outlining the epidural space or even outline both the nerve and epidural space. ...Read more

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Where can I buy protamine zinc insulin injections?

Where can I buy protamine zinc insulin injections?

Insulin: Your doctor must prescribe your insulin therapy and pass it on to the pharmacy. I don't think you can by insulin without a prescription. ...Read more