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    What causes a bruise like spot after injecting needle to draw blood?

Posted on Thu, 24 Aug 2017 in Veins and Arteries
Question: She has said that the other day at the doctor's office thst they had problems getting blood. it stopped so they went to another vain. her skin is the same color.
Answered by Dr. Klarida Papaqako 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
It is normal to happen sometimes. There is no problem.

Detailed Answer:

Thank you for using Healthcaremagic to post your health query.
I read carefully your question and I understand your concern.

It is normal that sometimes when the nurses try to draw blood they move slightly the needle, it goes outside the vein and the blood stop coming.
The skin bruise happens when the vein is ruptured inside, and blood spreads in the surrounding tissues. Apparently in your wife's case, there wasn't blood who would cause the bruise, so it is good.

Hope this answers your question.
Let me know if not or if you have other questions or concerns.

Dr. Papaqako

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