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Use of needle for injecting medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello?
User :   ive just started a ten week course of steriods (10ml sus 250 10ml deca 1 ml a week).
and am wondering if when injecting should i use a needle for each or is it alrite to use the one needle for both, as in on the same day
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   you should use one needle at a time
Doctor :   use disposable needles with one needle and syringe at one time
User :   even if im injecting straight after each other?
Doctor :   yes it is always better to use single use needles for aseptic purposes
User :   ok thank u
Doctor :   the chances of you introducing any infections to yourself will be minimised
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   ok i will do as u say
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