A male asked:
i make a blood test on 3 july 2014 after two day area below and upper the vein where needle inserted become some reddish and arm has pain please ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Marsha Davis answered
27 years experience Internal Medicine
It sounds like you: have a phlebitis or inflammation around the needle stick. It could be infected. You should get it checked out. It might just be red and hard and go away with hot packs which you can start now by placing a warm compress over it a few times a day. The hardness can last for a while but it should not be red and hurt so much. Get it checked.
Answered on Jul 7, 2014
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