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April 15th, 2013, 10:40 AM
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Hello!
Does anyone here have any suggestions for lovenox and how to make it burn less?

I have tried slowly, and quickly and right angle and slanted... No matter what it burns and hurt for quite a while after...

Also, where do I inject once my belly is too big to pinch fat bc of the baby? I can ask my Dr next visit, it just occured to me that I have no idea...
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April 16th, 2013, 12:37 PM
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Hi, I am on my 3rd lovenox pregnancy and I have found that it burns no matter what. I inject 2 times a day and it really sucks! As far as when yor belly gets bigger and the skin is tighter, I would still recommend the stomach, they say thighs are ok, I tried it and they hurt more for me.

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April 16th, 2013, 12:37 PM
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Hi, I am on my 3rd lovenox pregnancy and I have found that it burns no matter what. I inject 2 times a day and it really sucks! As far as when yor belly gets bigger and the skin is tighter, I would still recommend the stomach, they say thighs are ok, I tried it and they hurt more for me.

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April 16th, 2013, 03:30 PM
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It usually burns the most for me in the beginning of the pregnancy. I just had my 3rd baby, all 3 were with lovenox. I dont' know why. maybe I just get used to it. I've also found that the closer I am to my belly button, the less it hurts. I dont' know why for that, either. Some people ice the area before injecting. that might help.
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April 16th, 2013, 04:50 PM
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I think I am going to try the ice tonight! It seems like I only bruise on one side, itss strange... I alternate sides like my Dr said, but only the right side has little bumps and bruises
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