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19 Mar 2007

Foreign body worries
Hi,
I have a part of an Insulin needle underneath the skin in my abdomen. It isn't causing any pain or discomfort. Should I just forget about it or what? Is it ok to leave? It's been there about a month now.
Thanks
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear DaveH
No let your GP take it out, it can migrate deeper into the tissue and cause problems later on.
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