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Extreme pain and bruise at needle point, donated blood. Solution to ease the pain?

Hi, I tried to donate blood today, the nurse found a vein and inserted the needle, once it was in it was extremely painful and she immediately said that bruising was occurring at site so she stopped the procedure. It s now been 6 hours or so and I am in extreme pain at the point of entry. Is there anything I should do to help ease the pain?
Asked On : Sun, 16 Dec 2012
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Your vein is injured twice so that the flow will be blocked.
The pain will be relieved by anti inflammatory drug.
Nothing to worry
Answered: Tue, 13 Aug 2013
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