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Poor veins in arms hard to draw blood

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Blood draw, sharp pain, no hematoma. EMG needed?

blood from my Rt.Arm. She was able to acess my vein in 1 poke, She drew blood from the lateral part ... nerve near the surface of the lateral part of arm. The blood draw needle has left a small XXXXXXX 1 cm ...
 

Lump in the upper arm after blood draw. Should be concerned?

After having blood drawn today a lump came up in my upper arm, what could this be, should I be concerned or just wait for it to go down? ...
 

What causes itchiness after using needle to draw blood?

I just had blood drawn and she rubbed alcohol swab but then touched again before putting in needle ... that before at the spot where they drew blood. It is a little swollen bump where they took the blood, looks ...
 

What causes blood clots in veins?

and reassured that I would not get a blood blot again. 2 weeks ago I pushed very hard to get an ultrasound done on my arm because I was feeling the same symptoms when I originally got my blood clots . They have found ...
 

How are hard bumps and veins in the arms treated ?

in my arms develop hard bumps, and the veins are no longer easy to ht. Is a coumadin regenim recommended for daily IV meth users to help prevent the hard clotting in the veins? I use warm water, massage after each ...
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Is pain and hardness in vein after drawing blood, normal?

Hi I had blood drawn 4 days ago for iron count and full blood work. the phabotimist had difficulty finding a vein. eventually she got one. i have a bruise which i know is normal but the vein she got feels ...
 

Pain and soreness, hard lump after drawing blood

and with a green edge around the bruise. There is also a very large hard lump inside the arm and there is a small ...yesterday, I had blood drawn to test me for thyroid storm. Now where the blood was drawn ...
 

Pain in basilic vein after drawing blood. Feels like lump. Possibility of thrombosis?

was able to see all veins in bilateral arms now I have less pain when gliding the nerve but I have a lump ...Had my blood drawn at the end of December. No problem till last month even I began the feel pain ...
 

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 ...
 

Constantly cold limbs, taking Adderal. Hard to find veins. Any ideas?

to reach vains. But this time it was really hard for them to find a spot to draw blood from and the nurse tried in both arms before drawing my blood. The scarey thing is, I went into shock immediately after ...
 

Pain inside forearm, veins protruding from arm. History of phlebitis after drawing blood. Treatment?

and the veins stick out and more visible in that arm. I have a history of three dvr s, but all in one leg. Should I be concerned with the arm? I also have a history of phlebitis after a blood drawn that required ...
 

Went to draw blood, the lady missed vein and pushed a small amount of air in arm. Is this dangerous?

to draw my blood but missed my vein twice and pushed a small amount of air from the syringe back into my arm . i don t think she was in my vein because there was no blood in the syringe. is this dangerous ...
 

Pain in right forearm. History of drawing blood from a vein in the arm for lab tests. Reason?

I had blood drawn at a lab 5 days ago.The tech had problems finding a vien in my right arm, then he ... arm and couldn t find a vien and then asked another tech to perform the test. This lady seemed to have ...
 

Vein collapsed after needle insertion for blood draw. Severe pain and bruise at the puncture site

I regularly donate platelets and blood with the United blood services. A year ago they punctured my vein . This week, same arm , my vein collapsed when they inserted the needle. Are these two related? I ...
 

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 ...
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I have a lump on my arm after a blood draw am I okay
Hello Most likely that is due to leakage of blood from the punctured vein into the surrounding tissue. It is self resolving and requires no intervention. Regards
 
Tight knot in forearm 2 weeks after blood draw. Vein looks puffy at draw site at (above forearm) and at wrist and palm. Suggestions on cause and treatment?
HI, You need to be worried about the problem. It is simple condition known as "phlebitis" which is common after blood withdrawal from vein. It is due to injury by the tip of needle to the vein from inside. You need not to take any treatment of the same and will be alright in next 10-14 days. DO not massage or rub the area. You can take pain killers if there is any pain. Dr Sanjay Kumar Kandia
 
mostly at night my throat feels like its closing an that its hard to breathe. my veins in my right arm randomly pop out and my arm gets tight an my arms go numb
Dear Brielleashleigh, Veins carry blood from our tissues to the right side of the heart. The choky feeling you experience at night increases pressure in the chest and reduces flow of blood from the veins back to the heart. That may explain why when u experience the choky feeling, your veins pop out especially those of the right and your arms go numb. Do see a doctor for check-up, labs & management
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