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A 30-year-old female asked:

had iv sedation in hand for dental procedure. my hand, wrist and part of forarm hurt. the slightest bump hurts! what's wrong?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Mechanical Phlebitis: is the inflammation of a vein and the most common complications of IV sedation. Take the NSAIDs OTC (ibuprofen) for 10 days time contingent. If concerned, see your doctor for follow up appointment.

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Last updated Nov 8, 2015

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