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What happens if you accidentally inject yourself with air instead of insulin?
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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree
In brief: High sugars
If you inject air that means you may be underdosing your insulin.

In brief: High sugars
If you inject air that means you may be underdosing your insulin.
Dr. Melissa Young
Dr. Melissa Young
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Dr. Susan Wingo
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: Not Much
You would not get the full dose of insulin.
Unless it was a small bubble replacing just a little of the insulin, you should call your doctor for further instructions, which will depend on your Insulin sensitivity, what kind of Insulin was taken, and how often you normally check your glucose level, and take insulin.

In brief: Not Much
You would not get the full dose of insulin.
Unless it was a small bubble replacing just a little of the insulin, you should call your doctor for further instructions, which will depend on your Insulin sensitivity, what kind of Insulin was taken, and how often you normally check your glucose level, and take insulin.
Dr. Susan Wingo
Dr. Susan Wingo
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