A 24-year-old female asked:

8 days after blood drawn for labs-hard, nickel-sized lump in arm where needle was inserted(inner elbow). lump is painful/arm aches, is this dangerous?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 31 years experience
Needle injury: Sounds like you had bleeding and that caused a hematoma. If it gets red or hot please see your doctor as these could be signs of infection.
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