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What universal precautions would you take when you prep an injection for yourself?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Clean

If preparing and injecting yourself, you don't really have to worry about infecting yourself.
However, you should clean the injection site with alcohol (and let it dry - do not wave your hand over it or blow on it to dry it faster) before you inject. This will prevent any bacteria on the skin from penetrating into your body.

In brief: Clean

If preparing and injecting yourself, you don't really have to worry about infecting yourself.
However, you should clean the injection site with alcohol (and let it dry - do not wave your hand over it or blow on it to dry it faster) before you inject. This will prevent any bacteria on the skin from penetrating into your body.
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