should i get different needles?

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    should i get different needles?


    my first shot was taken at a freinds house with a 23 gauge 1 1/2" needle (YES IT WAS A NEW NEEDLE, I DONT SHARE) , i have 23 gauage 1" inch needles at home will the 1" still be fine for glute shots or should i get the 23" 1 1/2 inch my next shot is on thursday but i still got the 23g 1 1/2 needle but i dont want to reuse it cause of sterile and safety first

    basically the main question is 23 g 1" good for glutes ?

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    I've heard of people using 1" for glutes, I've only used 1.5" though. I'd think 1" wouldn't be very good incase the needle broke off during injection.
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    u mean break off in da ass and stuck?
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    unless you are very low BF% i would use 1.5" - also - why not use 25G - less scaring
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    i use 1.5 in glutes and 5/8ths in delts....shoot w/ 25G.....draw w/ 23G
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    1" is fine as long as you're not fat. 25g sucks to use when theres a lot of volume to be injected.., takes over a minute whereas with a 23g you're done in 10 seconds or so. it's really hard to keep 25g still when you're pushing down on the plunger for over a minute, which IMO will cause more scarring than a 23g that's over quick
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    well im not fat
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    1" will work fine.
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    dont u feel all weird when u inject quickly as opposed to takeing 30 seconds per cc



    Quote Originally Posted by size
    1" will work fine.
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    no
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    Quote Originally Posted by tommyboy
    dont u feel all weird when u inject quickly as opposed to takeing 30 seconds per cc
    I am not certain as to what you are asking. For me, no injection is pleasant, but they do not make me feel weird rather just uncomfortable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tommyboy
    dont u feel all weird when u inject quickly as opposed to takeing 30 seconds per cc
    I know what your getting at but for me having it over quickly and not wiggling around for 1+ minute is less painful. I usually go for a 25g but if the compound is thin enough sometimes I'll a 27g and it flexes just enough that a little wiggling doesn't slice me up.

    Buts injecting quickly makes the muscle feel like I have a small strain in it. It depends on the muscle group and volume but I usually can't work that muscle group for a day when done quickly.
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