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what happens if I accidently hit a vein with humira pen

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: The needle is not long enough to hit anything except a minor skin vessel.

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It is impossible: The needle is not long enough to cause that problem. The worst is occasional minor bleeding from a tiny skin vessel.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: It is fine to have a small bleed after taking an injection and it should stop bleeding quickly with pressure applied and a band aid. Soon you will bo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Absolutely not: It is meant for subcutaneous use only.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
Hit artery: you may hit artery not vein if so much blood came out just put pressure for it to stop
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
See a : Doctor. You need to be examined to make sure you are not getting an infection and that no glass is left in your arm.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
32 years experience Pediatrics
No concern: There is no danger at this point, the concern with hitting the vein is that the medication can go directly into your blood.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orlando Puente
40 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: probably popped a vein and u should ice it and rest it
A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Broken blood vessel: There may be discoloration by tomorrow. The rule of thumb, however, is any pain/bleeding/swelling should be evaluated by a physician. In the meantim ... Read More
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Unslikely: If you were using the insulin needle injector, it is unlikely to cause problems, as it is very short and designed to reach to the layer under the ski ... Read More

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