A 30-year-old female asked:
I'm an opiate iv addict. when i want to know if i'm in the vein, i pull back blood clots instead of blood. possibility to break and pullout the vein?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Laura Anissiananswered
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Stop!: Please treat your addiction. You are damaging your veins absolutely.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
2.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 30, 2015
People also asked
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.