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Anyone use a topical cream for shots?

June 30 2011 at 9:41 PM
iliaT  (no login)

 

Heard they numb the area? I have to do insulin shots twice a day(only becuase of ttc), but still cringe everytime! I read an old thread that mentioned Lmx4 & 5...anyone know about these or something else I can ask for? In the past I just did ice. I have a Dr appt soon so I guess I can inquire there too. Thanks for any advice and info happy.gif

 
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  1. I ice... Works well for me! Good luck! Nt - Kim on Jun 30, 2011
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  3. Re: Anyone use a topical cream for shots? - Anonymous on Jun 30, 2011
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  5. I couldn't do the shots...... - Anon7 on Jun 30, 2011
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  7. I used ice too. - Bethlyn on Jun 30, 2011
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  9. Yep, EMLA cream (or patches) - pixl on Jun 30, 2011
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  11. Re: Anyone use a topical cream for shots? - minniet on Jun 30, 2011
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  13. ICE - Sandra on Jul 1, 2011
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  15. ICE first, then heat - Christine on Jul 1, 2011
    1. EXACTLY what I do! Works wonders!!!! :) nt - Kim on Jul 2, 2011
     
  16. Thanks for the responses re: the shots - iliaT on Jul 2, 2011
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