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RE: [IP] OUCH! when pulling out introducer needle (sofset)

On 1 Mar 2001, at 6:13, Handsfield, James H. wrote:

> wombn [mailto:email @ redacted] wrote:
> > Lately, anywhere on the right side of my bellybutton, below beltline, 
> > it's begun to hurt when pulling *out* the introducer needle (Micro 
> > QR Sofset).
> > 
> > And I mean HURTS like the DICKENS.
> I seem to remember (before I switched to Silhouettes) that I was told to
> give the needle a quarter turn to free it from the cannula before removing
> it, otherwise if it sticks, it could cause crimping of the cannula.  Could
> that be the problem?

good thinking, but I don't think that's the case.  I usually turn it all 
the way around. Which is how I know which ones are going to hurt 
to pull.
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