I'm posting this to the New to Dialysis forum although it applies to everyone but I figured the new people would appreciate it more. I've had several experiences with trying to work through the issue of the pain of being stuck by a huge needle. I hope this is helpful to you, both newby and veteran alike. To read by blog posting "Dialysis and Needle Pain" click on the link or click here... http://devontexas.com/2014/03/21/dia...d-needle-pain/