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Injecting - How to inject cocaine

Discussion in 'Cocaine & Crack' started by krykzoid, Jan 5, 2012.

  1. krykzoid

    krykzoid Newbie

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    An acquaintance of a friend wants to inject powder coke. He went to a needle exchange and got a kit (came with needles, alcohol swabs, sterile water, little sterile "dishes" to use instead of spoons, filters, vitamin c powder).

    He did a bunch of research, and tried skin popping a couple times, but he wants to try mainlining. He has done tons of research and has a general idea how to do it, but he seems to not be able to find a vein. He thinks maybe part of the problem is 1) he can't see or feel them (he doesn't know how to find them by touch) and 2) he isn't sure exactly where to look (other than the general area of his forearm).

    Can You provide advice please? Every time he tries to inject, he finds he hasn't hit a vein and ends up skin popping. It's working OK, but he wants a rush.

    Note: The acquaintance of my friend cannot snort cocaine because it makes him throw up when it drips down his throat into his stomach (not from the taste, but it irritates his stomach). He found something in a "Safer Injecting guide" about an alternative to injecting where you remove the needle from the syringe and insert it into your anus and squirt; it was about as effective as skin popping, but is kinda gross.

    krykzoid added 4 Minutes and 48 Seconds later...

    The main reason the acquaintance of my friend wants to IV instead of skin pop is he is concerned about skin abscesses.
     
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  2. pbuilder

    pbuilder Newbie

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    I'd recommend trying the "plugging" technique. It may sound groce, but come on... it's your own body, just have a good shower before a session. It's really not a big deal, I just don't want to see someone get hooked to IVing and then a few years down the line be careless with a needle and end up with some much bigger problems then their coke addiction.

    Stay safe!
     
  3. 10outof10

    10outof10 Gold Member

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    Hello and welcome to the forums,

    A tip before creating a new thread, is to use the search engine. If you're not sure how to do this, the FAQ will explain. There are various threads to visit which should answer some questions. Here are a few I came across

    Intravenous cocaine dosage
    IV cocaine use
    Is injecting cocaine worth it
    IV cocaine injection tips

    Injecting anything is risky, so perhaps consider other methods of use if you haven't already and practice harm reduction for injecting if determined to inject. Using clean equipment every time, not sharing equipment and practicing good hygiene (wash hands and keep injecting site clean) is essential. Cocaine is a vasoconstrictor (this means it narrows the blood vessels) so rotating injecting sites is also advisable. Be safe!
     
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  4. tihunter

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    IV cannot be a good idea!! Your friend should think of the cases where there have been infections, at any part of the body..
    SWIM overused their nose and are now suffering the consequences. They actually have an appointment with their surgeon today. It's a mess in there: all rotten flesh, bones begining to stick out.. they have said that the actual taste of what might be bone is quite unique..
    but anyways. they arent going to be stoping, so they're also considering alternate passages. The anal insertion, tey have tried, but they dont think they ve actually felt it..?
    anyone have any advice?