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From Marietta, Georgia, USA:

Should I retake my shot if blood comes out after the injection?


Normally, you don't need to retake a shot if there is blood that comes out after the injection. Most of the time, this means you've nicked a small vein or capillary that carries blood in the skin which results in a small amount of bleeding and eventual bruising. This usually won't affect the action of your insulin.


Original posting 27 May 2005
Posted to Blood Tests and Insulin Injections and Insulin


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