Iodine injections involving IV. Why did veins keep collapsing?
In preparation for a ct scan which involved iodine injected through an iv ---- after 5 tries (and 3 different nurses)to insert needle to my arms for the iv they finally got one going from top of my hand . They said my viens kept collapsing----what causes this and how can i prevent this from...
Had an IV inserted, knot in vein, pain in forearm. What is going on?
on october 30th I had an IV inserted at the emergency room. They took it out and I left, well a couple of days later I noticed that the vein had a knot in it, then a couple of days after noticing the knot I started to realize that my elbow didn t like to be straight, and to reach and grab with my...
Lump on the wrist vein where IV inserted and is numb
Hello, I was submitted to surgery 9 days ago and had an IV in my right wrist. Today I noticed a lump on my wrist´s vein 2 cm bellow the entry point. When I pressed it, it disappeared for 10 mins and then reappeared. The area is also a bit numb, should I worry ?
Thrombophlebitis which refers to tender and painful veins are usually caused by traumatic event such as following a vein puncture/iv injection.
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General & Family Physician
sir, I want to know that my right hand side vein is very tight , because I suffer from fever about one month ago and doctor inject a some injection and drip.
It seems like a phlebitis. Superficial phlebitis is rarely serious and frequently responds to pain-killers, stockings, limb elevation and warm compresses. Do not put iv line in it again. Consult physician to rule out Deep vein thrombosis.
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