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A 36-year-old male asked about a 36-year-old female:

i had an iv in my left hand thursday of last week been laid up in bed for about 4-5 days now today the site is tender and painful no brusing?

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Cardiology 23 years experience
Evaluation needed: Tenderness and pain at an IV site that's been in place for several days should be evaluated promptly for blood clot and/or infection, especially if there is redness and/or swelling around the area.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2017

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