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I have swelling and pain in my arm a week after having an IV

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
Get seen: Pain and swelling from armpit to elbow could be infection, injury, or more serious. Have this checked by you doctor.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Let your parents: know so that they can check it out. Rest the arm, Elevate it, Can intermittently ice. Tyenol may be helpful for pain. Take care. Hope that the pain go ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sourendra Raut
17 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Infection: This could be something small like a tendinitis but could also be an infectious process or, less likely, a fracture. If you have severe pain, fever, c ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Get examined: cannot be diagnosed without an exam.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Perez
18 years experience Pain Management
Adhesive joint: pain is one thing but if you can't move it well...see your doc. you don't want a septic joint
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: There are a number of possibilities. It would really take a detailed physical exam and appropriate testing to tell. Consider being seen for an accur ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
See a doctor: Needs exam & antibiotics. Place wet towels on the area. Take Vitamin C 1 gram twice daily.
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Dr. Lauren Elson
15 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ice, elevate: If you are having severe pain, numbness, weakness, or tingling, you should have it looked at in urgent care. Sometimes swelling can track between the ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Maklansky
23 years experience Radiology
Pain: You should see your doctor. You still can have a DVT with a therapeutic pt. You may need a ultrasound or a MRI to evaluate if coming from your cervica ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Rhabdomyolysis: Rhabdo is a breakdown of muscle that can occur after a heavy workout. It can be worsened by taking an NSAID such as ibuprofen. If your urine has turne ... Read More
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