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A 20-year-old female asked:

After having my blood drawn little water bumps appeared down my arms is that normal???

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Not normal.: If these bumps are itchy and did not appear until 1-3 days after the event, the most likely problem is from a contact allergy to the adhesive bandaid applied on the needle site. If the problem spreads or persists > a week, see the doctor. You mentioned "down my arm"- if the blisters spread way beyond the bandaid site, then the problem may be unrelated to the blood drawing.
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