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Clayton, NC
A 30-year-old female asked:

Felt extr pain during blood draw yday in left arm & asked to stop.still hurts in that spot and nerve clicks when i lift the arm.will this heal?thanks.

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Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 36 years experience
Nerve pain: Yes. Sometimes the needle can pierce a sensory nerve under the skin. Apply ice and the pain should resolve in a few days. Neuropathic pain medicine and compound creams can help reduce the pain too.

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