A 43-year-old female asked:
I had a routine blood draw at my OB/GYN office last Tuesday. Once the needle went in I immediately felt as shooting pain in my forearm up to the base of my hand. I continue to feel tingling in the palm of my hand and something akin to electric pricking in
1 doctor answer
Dr. Colleen Foos answered
30 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needle hit a nerve: Probably the needle hit a nerve. The electric feeling/ tingling will subside on its own. There should not be any lasting problem. If symptoms continue or worsen see your doc.
Answered on Aug 5, 2015
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