... sites are any of you using that seem to be working out the best for you?
I am assuming that you are giving these injections subcutaneously and not intramuscularly.
If you are then you may be able to give it in your arm as well. I would however, double check with your doctor.
I do a 4-site, sub-q infusion weekly for hypogammaglobulinemia. The rule is, if you can pinch an inch, you can insert the needle. Just be careful not to inject anyplace that you can see an obvious vein or artery. Recommended sites for sub-q injections or infusions are the inner thigh, lower abdomen, lateral hips, and either the front or back of the upper arm. I switch weekly between the abdomen and thigh. Seems to work better. Have also found that soaking in a bath, or hot towels laid on the infusion site makes needle insertion easier and more comfortable. I also rub cocoa butter into the area I will infuse about an hour before. It makes the skin more pliable.
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