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A 47-year-old member asked:

What causes a red streak up your arm where intravenous fluids were at?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cellulitis: Cellulitis is a mild bacterial infection from the injection site of the IV that now spreads up the arm. Topical antibiotics or changing the IV site both help to alleviate the problem.

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