Cyp injection question
- 06-08-2012, 12:56 PM
Cyp injection question
Ok- I've been on TRT Cyp for 8 months now. Dr. allows me to give my own shots. No big deal for me.
Strange thing - last two injections I have administered - just like I have over the last 8 months - when I pull out this gush of blood squirts out - litterly gush like when you blow your load gush. What?? has happened the last two times and happened today as well.
I am going in to upper thigh -on the outside.
1. what could be causing this?
2. am I losing any of the cyp - I heard if you get blood you lose cyp into the muscle.
I know i'm hitting muscle.
I use 3" injection pins.
- 06-10-2012, 05:46 AM
No worries.. You just went through a vein. I doubt you lost any cyp. I happens to me once in awhile.
- 06-21-2012, 04:54 PM
perhaps drop down to 1.5 in pins, with a 3 in. in you are more likely to push through a vein ,I use 1 in. and have used 1/2 in. when I ran out of 1 in. 1.5 is plenty . give that a try.
06-22-2012, 09:28 AM
06-22-2012, 09:34 AM
Holy hell! You use 3inch pins for quad? I use 1.5 for glute and 1 inch for quad and it's perfectly fine for me... But yeah about the blood. It's no big deal once and a blue when I pin in my quad i'll hit a vein. Do you aspirate b4 loading? Aspiration is good cuz if you see blood than you know to pull out. I rather hit a vein than a nerve in the quad cuz it is excruciating pain!
06-22-2012, 09:51 AM
Hey bud - yep, just following the dr. order. Aspiration? Guess not since the term doesn't register in my mind right now. 5'8" and 230lbs - awesome. PM me if you don't mind with your program - i'm struggling with diet too. Anyway - thanks man for your advice.
06-22-2012, 10:45 AM
Aspirate means to pull out on the plunger while the pin is in your muscle. When you pull out just a little b4 you push in the plunger it's just a way to detect if you hit a vein. In order to jnow if you hit a vein tou will notice a little blood mixing w/ the test oil... Hope that helps. I'll PM you tooOriginally Posted by txheadshaver
07-20-2012, 10:21 PM
Sorry, but that was a funny exchange. 3" pins! Ouch! I couldn't handle 1.5 and switched to 1's. I didn't even know they made a 3" needle. That would have to be a large guage not to break off! Double ouch!
07-27-2012, 02:44 PM
Use the glute, not as vascular and not as many nerves except need proper technique could hit large saphenous vein. I use 1.5 to inject and etheyl chloride spray to numb area zero pain
07-27-2012, 04:42 PM
Yeah I too use 1.5" for Glute and I use 1" for Quad and I also have a bunch of 5/8" if I ever wanna do Delts.. 3" is death to me lmaoOriginally Posted by emantest
12-12-2012, 10:51 PM
12-13-2012, 08:28 PM
You all ought to try sub Q testosterone injections. I use a 5/16" 31g insulin needle injecting into the butt fat every three days. I guess I should qualify that by saying if you are doing replacement doses try this. I suppose cycle doses would be too much to do sub Q.
12-14-2012, 03:03 PM
I use 1.5" and i love it. Try pulling the skin tight in one direction before inserting the needle. But 3" needles are called harpoons. And I'm not sure about ever going sub q. Why would you when you can blast that test deep into the muscle? Sub q has to absorb it's way in and may have pip longer.
12-14-2012, 03:20 PM
12-14-2012, 03:24 PM
12-14-2012, 04:13 PM
12-14-2012, 05:13 PM
One thing I have had happen with a larger needle is to have oil leaking back out of the injection site. With small needles this is not a problem.
Why do you prefer 21g over 25g?
12-14-2012, 08:49 PM
01-03-2013, 11:22 PM
01-04-2013, 08:17 AM
01-04-2013, 08:21 PM
been using slin pins for awhile...there alot easier to use..just backload em so it doesnt take 30 mins to pull the oil..only issue i find is i have alot of scar tissue espc in delts from all the injections(cant reach my rear end well)...so i will switch up to 25g 1 inch at times..if your fairly lean then the shorter small pins will be fine...
01-05-2013, 12:43 PM
I probably don't have enough muscle mass to use a 1.5. I don't even insert all the 1" needle. Last injection I got a little blood (first time) and man o man did my arm get sore. Assuming I hit a vein which I have read is not an issue.
01-05-2013, 12:59 PM
01-05-2013, 01:04 PM
01-05-2013, 10:08 PM
01-06-2013, 01:09 PM
Do people choose quads/delts/calfs because its easier access? Not sure why
I always go glute so it doesn't interfere with movement/pain.
01-06-2013, 06:57 PM
01-10-2013, 07:29 PM
01-12-2013, 08:58 AM
01-13-2013, 04:56 PM
I use a 23 gauge in my quads and do not have any problems.....I guess it is just personal preference.
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