Moses Lake, Washington
A 24-year-old female asked:
i have a bruise on my left arm from an iv. it's grown and i have noticed increasing pain in my shoulder and daily headaches since the day i had the iv
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
Not related: It's not unusual to have some blood leak from the vein after an IV is discontinued. It would be very unusual for your shoulder pain or headache to be related to the bruise, and I suspect they are unrelated. Consult your physician if your symptoms persist or worsen.
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Last updated Dec 12, 2015
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