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Injecting - Swollen Hands from Injecting

Discussion in 'Heroin' started by Jimmy11, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. Jimmy11

    Jimmy11 Silver Member

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    Feb 17, 2012
    30 y/o from scotland
    I have notice in myself recently and in a lot of other addicts that my hands have become swollen almost fat looking from iv'ing in them for so long.Has this happened to anyone else?Anyone know what causes it?Will it go away and my hands return to normal?Thanks
  2. wrongface

    wrongface Newbie

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    Apr 23, 2011
    from italy
    feel you, i have swollen hands too, they will eventually get back to normal only if you don't iv into them (but they need some time).. causes could be several, in hands lines are small and they tend to move a lot when you shoot so, even if you manage to get into one you'll likely lose it while shooting.. that leads to popping and whatever..
  3. sl1p609

    sl1p609 Newbie

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    Mar 20, 2007
    from afghanistan
    my pets finger tips get swollen and its a weird symptom.
    this is from smoking and or snorting

    weird huh
  4. slightlyopiated

    slightlyopiated Titanium Member

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    Jan 19, 2012
    from U.S.A.
    Swim suggests that You doesn't shoot up in their hands for a little while... Even then You may experience swollen hands. Other than that make sure You is rotating injection sites and also make sure You is using a new needle each time... If one is using the same needle that could be one of the causes of the swollen hands.