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    Default Subcutaneous Testosterone Cypionate Injections. Where to inject and What Needle size




    Testosterone replacement Therapy or Hormone replacement therapy doctors will generally advocate for Subcutaneous Injections.

    But which is best, I.M. or Subq

    Testosterone cypionate is the hands down winner of any testosterone therapy out there and hands down favorite among MuscleChemistry TRT prescribed members . Test Cyp is predictable, easy injection schedules, and it doesn't take a rocket scientists to load a syringe and needle with, although sometimes i do wonder with the types of questions we get here! As we like to say here "No question is a dumb question" but some arent thought through so well prior to posting. lol

    Is Subcutaneous Better Than Intra Muscular Testosterone Injections. I am an old school bodybuilder, but more importantly i am a creature of habit, so for me, the answer is an easy one, I.M. is the way to go. Though You can find many studies, and twice as many TRT HRT doctors claiming that SubQ testosterone injections has more benefits than sticking your muscles. One which you might have thought of right away is the benefit of less scar tissue which builds up quite easily with enough injections into the muscle.

    If your like me, and have been taking anabolic steroids or testosterone for many years, then you might have experienced that occasional SQUEEKING sounds when the needle enters an area of scar tissue in the muscle. lol. First time this happened to me, i will admit I got kinda weak in the knees, and couldnt believe that sound was from the friction between the pin and my glutes scar tissue. But after a while, i got so use to it, i would pull the needle in and out repeatedly to the sound of a show tune , lmao, Yes I am kidding



    So, where are the best places to inject testosterone subcutaenous

    1) Front stomach abdominal area



    2) Sides of belly aka Love Handle region

    3) The Ass, although i find it hard to believe that may men have enough fat on their ass to inject subq



    What is Subcutaneous:

    The fatty area below the skin or between the muscle and the top layer of your skin. For bodybuilders, you will know this area to be "the spill over area" where we try our best to keep water from this area, which smoothes us over with that flat no definition look!

    What size needles:
    5/16 or 1/2 inch.










    c) Buttocks. Some men with very low body fat will find that the last place they can find enough fat to inject is in the gluts. You have to be uber careful to inject more towards your sides just to be sure you avoid the sciatic nerve. I don't see many guys injecting here, but a few have.
    CAUTION: Always go with recommendations given by your healthcare provider.
    I DON'T THINK SO? Delt and Quad. Some guys have injected subQ into their glut (shouder) and quad (thigh) supposedly. This is fine as long as there is really enough fat there. A lot of men probably don't have enough fat, though, and should use one of the more obvious injection sites if they truly want to be subQ.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Presser View Post



    Testosterone replacement Therapy or Hormone replacement therapy doctors will generally advocate for Subcutaneous Injections.

    But which is best, I.M. or Subq

    Testosterone cypionate is the hands down winner of any testosterone therapy out there and hands down favorite among MuscleChemistry TRT prescribed members . Test Cyp is predictable, easy injection schedules, and it doesn't take a rocket scientists to load a syringe and needle with, although sometimes i do wonder with the types of questions we get here! As we like to say here "No question is a dumb question" but some arent thought through so well prior to posting. lol

    Is Subcutaneous Better Than Intra Muscular Testosterone Injections. I am an old school bodybuilder, but more importantly i am a creature of habit, so for me, the answer is an easy one, I.M. is the way to go. Though You can find many studies, and twice as many TRT HRT doctors claiming that SubQ testosterone injections has more benefits than sticking your muscles. One which you might have thought of right away is the benefit of less scar tissue which builds up quite easily with enough injections into the muscle.

    If your like me, and have been taking anabolic steroids or testosterone for many years, then you might have experienced that occasional SQUEEKING sounds when the needle enters an area of scar tissue in the muscle. lol. First time this happened to me, i will admit I got kinda weak in the knees, and couldnt believe that sound was from the friction between the pin and my glutes scar tissue. But after a while, i got so use to it, i would pull the needle in and out repeatedly to the sound of a show tune , lmao, Yes I am kidding



    So, where are the best places to inject testosterone subcutaenous

    1) Front stomach abdominal area



    2) Sides of belly aka Love Handle region

    3) The Ass, although i find it hard to believe that may men have enough fat on their ass to inject subq



    What is Subcutaneous:

    The fatty area below the skin or between the muscle and the top layer of your skin. For bodybuilders, you will know this area to be "the spill over area" where we try our best to keep water from this area, which smoothes us over with that flat no definition look!

    What size needles:
    5/16 or 1/2 inch.










    c) Buttocks. Some men with very low body fat will find that the last place they can find enough fat to inject is in the gluts. You have to be uber careful to inject more towards your sides just to be sure you avoid the sciatic nerve. I don't see many guys injecting here, but a few have.
    CAUTION: Always go with recommendations given by your healthcare provider.
    I DON'T THINK SO? Delt and Quad. Some guys have injected subQ into their glut (shouder) and quad (thigh) supposedly. This is fine as long as there is really enough fat there. A lot of men probably don't have enough fat, though, and should use one of the more obvious injection sites if they truly want to be subQ.


    I'm with you brother I got to say intramuscular. SUB-Q it's a little weird to me just because first of all most people injecting more than a cc at a time, and if you've ever taken a Sub-Q shot even with just a cc sometimes it will leave that bubble underneath the skin. The main thing that bothers me about it when I think about it is God forbid the hormone crystallizes during a Sub-Q injection or should I say after. Could you imagine having that hard kmlnot that's visible to the naked eye that you could feel much easier than if it was in the muscle? Lol... However I believe I did read something that said that a 80mg IM testosterone injection is equivalent to 100mg of a Sub-Q. As far as Scar Tissue goes I switched over to a 27 gauge a few years back, and it doesn't leave any scar tissue like a 23 or 25g, but a lot of damage is already done. Lol.. I like you I'm old school I'm going to stick to the IM injections.lol..

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    i prefer im over subq anyday, even with peptides. shots in the belly hurt with a sting more than im does. and i have plenty of places to hit muscle even with a half inch pin. usually i just use the delts, gluts or quads. delts and quads if i'm running more than two cc's.
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    I generally use igf subcutaneous in belly but aside from that I’m an Intra Muscular guy
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgb View Post
    i prefer im over subq anyday, even with peptides. shots in the belly hurt with a sting more than im does. and i have plenty of places to hit muscle even with a half inch pin. usually i just use the delts, gluts or quads. delts and quads if i'm running more than two cc's.

    I can honestly say i dont know anyone who uses subcutaneous testosterone injections. My doctor even says go I.M. with my test cyp
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    The esters are really meant to be absorbed via IM. If you go subQ, you may not get the same level or consistency you would with IM. I've heard of a few people doing it subQ, but it apparently it takes some practice to get it right without having terrible knots. Not worth it to me.
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    Only thing I've ever done, or will ever do sub-q is MT2.
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    IM all the way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by drtbear1967 View Post
    IM all the way.
    I have most always done mine IM but have done it subq with success. I always do blood work and one thing I noticed with subq daily injections was less fluctuation is estrogen levels versus 2 x per IM injections. Total and free testosterone were almost identical.
     

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    Interesting... prop or which ester
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