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A 19-year-old female asked:

Nurse put iv in forearm 4 days ago and the bruise is huge n plum purple red color and as big as a palm on hand and now my should is weak and sore..

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Bruise: Should not cause weakness or pain in shoulder. Go back and see the doctor where the IV was placed. He should be able to tell you what is wrong with your shoulder.
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