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amanda100wilson
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« on: March 30, 2013, 06:16:14 AM »

My new buttonholes are wonderful.  Needles slip in easily and no pain.  this is in direct contrast with my first set.  It was always difficult and I had pain with them, particularly with the venous.  It wasn't just just putting them in, the pain would,las throughout the treatment.  I have heard of other people having pain, and I just wanted to say that you don't have to out up with it?  If your buttonholes hurt, you may want to consider getting some new ones started.
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« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2013, 05:49:08 PM »

Both of mine hurt, especially the venous. It was suggested that I could try new ones, but I am hesitant. It is suspected that they may be close to a nerve. But I am scared the next ones would hurt just as much.
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