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9 Ways to Take the Sting Out of Self Injections

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Toa Heftiba

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Rock On


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Ice the Area


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Will Malott

Bring Medication to Room Temperature


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Use Numbing Cream


Man administering self injection in stomach.
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Switch up the Injection Location


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Stroke the Skin Before the Injection


Young woman giving herself an injection in her abdomen.
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Inject Quickly


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Vinicius Amano

Eat a Piece of Candy


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Use a Cold or Warm Compress Afterward


Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

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