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A 49-year-old female asked:

Can a blood test cause you to have a dvt blood clot in your arm? i had a blood test yesterday and now have a sore left arm and shoulder area. worry.

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
No: Likely your blood was obtained from a superficial vein which would not give you a DVT. The pain may be for some other reason.
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