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Anything can I do to ease the pain, bruising, and swelling ?
Hello, I just received a blood draw of 12 (half full) Vials of blood. The needle didn t hurt going in, but during the 4th draw it began to burn. The injection site is now red and my vein is swollen and bruised. The inside of my arm now hurts like hel
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Pain and swelling in the elbow after drawing blood. Is this normal?
Hi I had blood drawn today. They had a hard time feeling a vein so she poked real deep and was able to find a vein. She took a good amount. About an hr after I started getting a lot of pain then noticed a lot of swelling not on the sight but all around the side of my elbow. Never has happened...
Pain in the arm after blood donation. Is it normal?
Hi. My name is Mark. I am 40 and I have been giving blood regularly since I was 18. I normally use my right arm because it has the best vein. Recently, the woman drawing my blood noticed multiple pricks in my right arm and she told me to use my left arm for a while to avoid scare tissue. The last...
Pain and soreness, hard lump after drawing blood
yesterday, I had blood drawn to test me for thyroid storm. Now where the blood was drawn, the bruise is about 4 inches around where the needle went in. It s sore and painful. Dark purple and with a green edge around the bruise. There is also a very large hard lump inside the arm and there is a...
Poke a pin deep into the skin. Chances of getting any disease?
Hi, I recently had too much to drink and somehow ended up getting poked in the arm by an old safety pin. The pin went quite far into my arm, breaking the skin barrier and drawing a small amount of blood before I quickly removed it. I realized the next day that it had actually gone into a vein....
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Itchy, red bumpy rash on hands post drawing blood. What is the reason?
Two days ago i went to the hospital and had my blood drawn there and an iv put in they also had a hard time drawing it so they stuck me once in my left had and twice in my right an once in my arm . Now i hat a itchy red bumpy rash only on my hands not not at the one on my arm. So my question is...
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