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... to make sure you haven't hit a blood vein. If blood comes into the syringe when you pull back on the plunger then you need to change the needle and move to a new injection site. You change the needle to prevent cross contamination or causing an infection at the injection site and always clean the site before giving yourself a shot. ... (24 replies)
... The hardest part of injecting Forteo ...for me.... ... (7 replies)
... when the Forteo is over. ... (24 replies)

... and I have a red area around injection site, it is not hard, just looks irritated and I feel it. Is this normal? ... (7 replies)
... The only injection site I've used is my abdomen but the instructions indicate you can use your thigh also. The clinical trials only had patients using those 2 injection sites and I would stay with that to make sure it's effective. I wish I knew why these areas were recommended. ... (24 replies)
... occasionally drawn a bit of blood if I hit a blood vessel. I've never had more than a drop or two come out. Sometimes I get a black and blue mark bruise at the injection site too. Others here have posted about the same. I don't think it's a big deal. I just put a piece of tissue over it and it stops. ... (24 replies)
... This is my first time to post a message. I discovered HealthBoards while researching Forteo and it has helped in my decision to give it a try. It is good to be able to read what other's have experienced and to share experiences. ... (7 replies)
... I started Forteo one week ago. It was very hard for me to decide to do it, mainly because I have an aversion to needles. ... (7 replies)
... Can't help you re the redness at injection site as i am not a Forteo user but i do hope others jump in and keep this site active as this was the first one i joined and i would love to see it prospering with info and data .... goodluck taupe.. ... (5 replies)
... What a day this has been, I went to my forteo classes and they were wonderful, the registered nurse gave a wonderful presentation and I walked away from the class feeling very empowered. ... (24 replies)
... and Phosphorous checked. Also if you want to know if the Forteo is working, you should ask the Dr for a bonemarker test. ... (24 replies)
... Like you, I have been on Forteo for three months and have finally gotten pretty comfortable giving myself an injection. I have only used my thighs so far. ... (24 replies)
... Thanks for your replies, the red area is still there, after 9 hours but it is fading slowly. The injection hurt more so I think I hit a small vessel which may lead to a bruise but hopefully it won't happen often. I have only used my abdomen so far..... ... (7 replies)
... no big deal but a little painful, like getting a shot, which you are. Sometimes the injection site was a little sore to the touch for a day or two but if I didn't press it, I didn't really feel anything much once the shot was over. ... (5 replies)
... You are a wealth of information! I will stick with Forteo until my time is up. ... (24 replies)
... think it's normal like the others have said. I'm wondering if I have defective needles because for the past week I've been getting a really huge bruise after the injection and thinking maybe it's because the needle isn't sharp enough. Any ideas from anyone? ... (7 replies)
... Has any of you had any side effects from the forteo shots? ... (24 replies)
... I've been on Forteo for four months now. ... (24 replies)
... I have been on Forteo for about 3 months and really very comfortable with the injections but the only place I use in the abdomen area. I would like to try someplace else. ... (24 replies)
... Thanks for the suggestion, but since Forteo pens come with 28 days' worth of medicine in them, I'd be afraid to draw back blood and contaminate the entire supply. ... (24 replies)

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