01-10-2008, 08:10 PM
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| | Re: Proper Aspiration of Intramuscular Injection
Originally Posted by rick055
I just began injecting testosterone cypionate
IM as part of a TRT
regimen and I have a couple of questions regarding proper aspiration.
1. Just how far back do you have to pull on the plunger to aspirate?
2. What is the likelihood that you could aspirate, see no blood, but slightly reposition the needle before injection and be in a vessel? Is there anything to minimize this? I am currently using a 25 ga x 1 inch, rotating quads.
Well Rick, If its prescribed TRT
then your Dr should be able to answer this one for ya. In the event that it is not, then it sounds like your doing just fine, stick to about a 1/4 of an inch on the pull back
you'll know if you hit a vein trust me