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Has anyone have the burning or stinging feel from the insulin

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23 Answers
Prescott Valley, AZ
Yes, that happens with my Lantus injections. It's a steroid in the insulin that does it. It tends to burn MORE when cold, like out of the fridge, so I keep mine at room temp. Hope that helps you(:

Portland, OR
I find if I do not pinch myself before injecting my insulin it tends to sting more

Prescott Valley, AZ
Oh yes. Thankyou**** that reminds me... Longer needles will also help with that problem! I don't bother to pinch, especially because my injection sites are usually my arms and hips, and I use a

Prescott Valley, AZ
Longer needle for Glargine(: That is because the sting can also come from being too close to your surface nerves!

Portland, OR
Okay thank you I never thought about longer needles I thought that would hurt more

Prescott Valley, AZ
Some people prefer shorter needles for that reason but, I've found longer ones to be more comfortable(: And you're welcome!

Monongahela, PA
Thanks

Prescott Valley, AZ
Anytime!

Monongahela, PA
I've only been using the insulin since #### and have been a type two since #### and I wish I would've known bout this site then

Prescott Valley, AZ
I'm sure this site is fairly new... I didn't know about it until it was advertised to me through Facebook recently!!

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