Thread: big enough needle
02-15-2005, 04:33 PM #1
big enough needle
hey guys today went to a loca pharmacy and told them a bunch of b/s about i had to inject my dog blah blah blah well they gave me a 5/8 in. 25 g needles ....will these be long enough for a thigh injection ....im not carrying much body fat either and i heard it would be from some but some say you have to have an inch so just want some opinions......
thanks in advance....
02-15-2005, 04:35 PM #2
No I think you would need at least an inch.
02-15-2005, 04:37 PM #3
i have used 5/8 on my thigh and they seemed to work fine... kind of depends on how much fat you have, but since you say you are pretty lean, you should be fine.
02-15-2005, 04:39 PM #4
bro if you arent carrying much fat 5/8ths would be fine for quads, i have used them everywhere but glutes, with no problems
02-15-2005, 04:43 PM #5Originally Posted by bullram
02-15-2005, 04:58 PM #6
no 5/8 isnt long enough even if u are thin. thighs need at least 1 inch same with glutes
02-15-2005, 05:00 PM #7
02-15-2005, 05:06 PM #8
I would use a 1 inch needle. Just to be sure that your going far enough into the quad muscle. You should be fine if you are pretty lean
02-15-2005, 05:17 PM #9Originally Posted by w_rballs
02-15-2005, 05:19 PM #10
@ 190 6 1` I used 25g 5/8 never had a problem, but now to be safe only use 25g 1" (except for pec)
02-15-2005, 06:30 PM #11Originally Posted by hobbitlifter
exactely.... by not getting the opil deep enough into the muscle, u risk getting an abcess... those are not fun.... trust me i speak from experience. got a nice 6 1/2 in scar from getting them taken out on my quad
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