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... :)Hi Diane- the HCG shot has to be an intramuscular injection so the needle size (length) depends where you're going to inject. If the area has fat then the length should be at least 1.5 inches long so that the med goes into the muscle and not the fat. If it's in an area where there isn't much fat (like the deltoids) then the 25 gauge (or 1 inch) needle should be ok. The... (3 replies)
... I am scheduled to give myself my HCG shot, I know it is an IM needle, can I use a 25 gauge or does it have to be a 22 gauge? ... (3 replies)
... Hi Coco my HCG shots were always sore I used ovidrell which is a small needle and injected into my tummy. I was always sore for about 2 days after the shot. I am sure that you got the needle in deep enough for the trigger to work. ... (7 replies)

... I gave myself HCG shots three times before this time, but it was extremely difficult last night for some reason. The needle didn't go in deep, so there was a big lumb underneath my skin after the shot. It took a while to go away, and it still hurt today. Did I do it in the right way? ... (7 replies)
... and you inject it right under the skin, in the tissue, but the needle should go all the way into your skin. Oftentimes with the subque injection, the med will just pool under your skin and be tender. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks for replying. I guess i was just desperate and wanted everything to be right, I am sure you know what I mean. Oh, also, congrats on your good news. ... (7 replies)
... I also had the HCG shot in the buttocks. ... (5 replies)
... Please let me know what the smallest needles you have used for the HcG shot... it is the intramuscular shot given in the hip... ... (7 replies)
... Hopefulx2.5, thank you so much for your response. I don't think mine was a short needle, but seems not as long as the one you showed either. I will definitely ask my RE next time. ... (7 replies)
... I took Ovidrel for my first 2 IUI triggers but had to switch to the HCG on my last IUI. I didn't get that many reactions but my stomach where the needle went in hurt for 3 days. It looked fine but felt all bruised and sensitive to the touch. ... (8 replies)
... s, then swap to the finer one for injecting. If possible use the smallest needle you have to actually inject with. Hope this helps, and good luck! ... (3 replies)
... Thank you sooo much for your encouraging words... ... (7 replies)
... AWH thanks you guys. It was so nice to come in the morning to all your posts. Yesterday was a bad day but I feel better today just a bit emotional. I am sure the HCG shot is helpin with that one. My god I hate that mother of a needle. poor DH hates giving it to me!! ... (40 replies)
Aug 20, 2002
... days, and blood work, to watch growth and check meds and guard against hyperstimulation. Deemed 'done' on day 11 and took HCG shot on day 12. ... (4 replies)
May 28, 2005
... The stimulation medication for IVF can be the same as for IUI. If your wife responded well to the Repronex in the IUIs, then she might use the same med for IVF. The issue is that there are 4 injectable meds. ... (5 replies)
Mar 6, 2003
... One thing though is that the video showed the hCG shot being done with monstrously huge needle. I was petrified. ... (21 replies)
... F today. It's been so long since I practiced doing the shot on an orange in the class that everytime I tried to do the shot on myself today it kept bouncing off my thigh! Finally I just told my husband to do it. I do another shot tomorrow and go in for blood on Friday. ... (15 replies)
Mixed Emotions
Mar 7, 2001
... I should be happy right now but for some reason I'm just sad and scared. ... (1 replies)
IVF girls
Mar 25, 2007
... Oh thank you! I'm still alive. I just got back from a business trip with my husband. Lucky for us it was only an hour from my clinic! ... (227 replies)

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