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Bleeding from Injections


#1

Just injected, and I usually have little or no bleeding, generally just a small dot, sometimes slightly more. This time though I had enough that as soon as I pulled the needle out it blood came out quick, then it soaked 2 alcohol pads before it would stop bleeding.

So my question is, what exactly happened? Did I do something wrong this time? Same spots, nothing new, just a different result. The ONLY change was I shot slightly faster. Generally due to anxiety issues with needles I take over 3 minutes to inject one ml... today I shot one ml in about 45 seconds...

Thanks


#2

I am pretty sure I just went through a vein, but aspirated so I know I did not inject into the vein. It stopped after about 20 seconds of compression, so my guess is I should be ok and shouldn't have lost any of the test...

Just wanted to check with some people who know better than me.


#3

Sometimes that happens to me especially if injecting in the quad, for some reason it is more sensitive compared to other spots. I think you will live.