An acupuncture needle is a stainless steel needle that is slightly thicker than a human hair. Acupuncture needles are inserted through the skin at specific points on the body to control pain and other symptoms.
An acupuncture point, also called an acupoint, is a specific spot on the body where an acupuncture needle may be inserted to control pain and other symptoms. An acupuncture point injection is a procedure in which drugs, vitamins, herbal extracts, or other fluids are injected into the body at an acupuncture point using a syringe and needle.
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Source: National Cancer Institute
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