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Posted by: DaveH | 2007/03/19

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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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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