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Question: Lessen Pain from Humira Shot


 mayers05 - Tue Jan 18, 2005 7:44 pm

Hello. Is there a trick to lessen the pain from a Humira shot? It's not a sting. Enbrel shots didn't do this. I tried doing it very slowly, but it doesn't help. Any other suggestion? Thanks.
 Theresa Jones, RN - Thu Jan 20, 2005 6:01 am

User avatar Hi mayers05,
Do you administer the injections yourself? If so, remember you should always position injections at least 1 inch from recently used injection sites and avoid injection into tender, bruised, red, or hard areas. When you administer the injection you may pinch the area up when giving the injection (I hope that makes sense) Also you may want to apply a cool compress afterwards. This may help decrease injection site discomfort. I hope this was helpful. Thank you for using http://www.doctorslounge.com
Sincerely,
Rntdj
 mayers05 - Fri Jan 21, 2005 7:20 am

Rntdj wrote:Hi mayers05,
Do you administer the injections yourself? If so, remember you should always position injections at least 1 inch from recently used injection sites and avoid injection into tender, bruised, red, or hard areas. When you administer the injection you may pinch the area up when giving the injection (I hope that makes sense) Also you may want to apply a cool compress afterwards. This may help decrease injection site discomfort. I hope this was helpful. Thank you for using http://www.doctorslounge.com
Sincerely,
Rntdj
:D :D

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