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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
26 years experience Anesthesiology
Any symptoms?: Do you have redness, swelling, pain, discharge at the IV site? If not merely keep an eye on it and your body will do the rest to naturally dissolve it ... Read More
Dr. Gary Ritholz
30 years experience Anesthesiology
Minor injury: The IV most likely pierced the vein or bled thought the insertion point. Either way it is a minor injury. You need only apply warm compresses and a ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Pollard
30 years experience Anesthesiology
Warm Compresses: Start with warm compresses to aid with the swelling and discomfort. This usually will be sufficient to help treat the problem. If you are allowed try ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahrooz Eshaghian
15 years experience Hematology
See doctor: Please see a health care professional for exam.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
The : The doctor who performed the ultrasound should have given you instructions concerning your blood clot. Were you started on a blood thinner? Were you t ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Likely nothing: This is a known risk and should have been explained. It avoids a groin puncture of a larger blood vessel and some bleeding complications but this sma ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: If you are still up and about, wrist fracture will not increase your risk for a blood clot.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. W. Batson
Dr. W. Batson answered
44 years experience Hand Surgery
Probably nothing : To worry about but certainly could be a thrombosis of the small vein that the IV was in. This may be sore for a while but causes no problems. Warm c ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
28 years experience Family Medicine
Probable ganglion: It sound like you have a ganglion cyst. It is usually not anything to worry about unless it is growing rapidly or causing pain.
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Broken wrist: Possible but not sure. Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility as soon as possible. Hope all goes well - please keep me inform ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Wrist pain: This is highly unlikely.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
ER evaluation: Appears to be related to blood flow. Recommend an immediate er visit.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: It would be unlikely for a blood clot to show up as a cystic area. More likely a ganglionic cyst in the wrist area. Get eval to get the real and def ... Read More

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