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Re: [IP] spreading the skin



DanO wrote:

> I'm going to try this as well, but it occurs to me that for a site that is
>  not 'well-padded', do you have to perhaps approach at a shallower angle in
>  order to avoid hitting muscle?  I usually use about a 30-degree angle since
>  I am also on the lean side, but I sure don't want to hit muscle...been
>  there, done that, it hurts like a son-of-a-gun, and you end up starting
over.
> 
>  

DanO--

I try to insert at that angle too.  I think what I _actually_ did was let up
on the spreading as soon as I felt the needle "pop through" my skin.  For me,
that is the toughest part.  Once it goes through, I can slide it easily.  Good
luck,

MJ
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