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A 26-year-old female asked:

10 days after blood draw still have some pain and pinching feeling near injection site cant bend arm. took aleve day of test pain went away for 3-4 days then came back an still here. aleve is nsaid an causes bleeding is it ok to take it now for pain?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: Aleve should be fine. However, it is very unusual to have inability to bend arm after a blood draw. Would recommend medical assessment if you have actually lost flexiou of your elbow.

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