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...
Pain, numbness in arm after drawing blood. Matter of concern?
hello I went to the doctors Tuesday and got blood drawn. it didn t hurt when she was getting the blood but after I left the doctors I had to go get x rays, all the way there my arm was getting bigger and it was sore to were whenever I moved it I was in a a lot of pain. now it is astray and my arm...
Red and puffy painful knot in arm since drawing blood. Cause and cure?
I had blood drawn a few months ago, upon leaving the doctors office I developed a huge knot that was red and puffy in my arm . I went back to the doctor within 10 min and they put ice on it. I still have a small knot in my left arm and from time to time it is still a little painful. What could...
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Arm muscle pain above the injection site after drawing blood. Reason?
Hi, I got blood drawn a week ago, and afterwards, the muscle just above where the needle went in started to hurt. A week later, it still hurts pretty badly. When I don t move my arm , it s okay, but when I extend it or try to lift something heavy, it really hurts. It almost feels like a pulled...
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Numbness in the arm. Due to poor blood circulation?
Hi, for the past couple months, I ve fallen asleep on my arm multiple times, and when I wake up my arm is completely numb! It doesn t respond, it s like a deadweight. I can t move my fingers either. After a couple of minutes I can move it again. Is losing circulation for the whole night bad for...
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?
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
I have had problems when i get blood drawn.... Apparently i have small veins. I never used to have that problem. Is it possible for veins to shrink in size??
I do not think so veins can shrink in size, although drinking a lot water before the blood tests can help to make the drawing of blood easier.
I took a blood test at 4 weeks and 5 days and it came back negative. The veins in my arms and legs have gotten darker. My boobs were sore for a few weeks, but a
These are normal findings of pregnancy. Otherwise dark veins can be varicose veins, venous insufficiency, thrombophlebitis.
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