Can CO2 be used in the place of N20 for belly & ball inflation?

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AnotherCrazyCanadian
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Can CO2 be used in the place of N20 for belly & ball inflation?

Post by AnotherCrazyCanadian » Tue May 15, 2018 11:43 am

Hey everyone, I've recently come across a soda stream CO2 infuser, and I was hoping/wondering if that could be used for belly infusion, balls too if possible. I've heard it can hurt a bit, but is it safe to do? Is it too acidic or something?

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PolandN2O
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Re: Can CO2 be used in the place of N20 for belly & ball inflation?

Post by PolandN2O » Tue May 15, 2018 10:47 pm

Hi! It is as safe as N2O as long as it is food grade CO2. I've read that CO2 can cause some kind of joint pain but that is all. It is addicting, I wish I could inflate myself everyday but I am afraid of stretchmarks and loose skin.

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Re: Can CO2 be used in the place of N20 for belly & ball inflation?

Post by AnotherCrazyCanadian » Tue May 15, 2018 11:30 pm

Sweet, thanks Poland! It's a canister used for carbonating CO2 from now the biggest company in carbonation at home, so I think it's safe to assume it's food grade! Though you do have me curious on the joint pain. Where did you hear about that, and do you have a source?

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Re: Can CO2 be used in the place of N20 for belly & ball inflation?

Post by PolandN2O » Wed May 16, 2018 8:21 pm

I've read it over here and I think I know what is causing this. You know the sound that you make with your fingers joints? It is gas (propably CO2) expanding from synovial fluid. There is much more to tell about it but my english medical vocabulary is very limited ;)

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