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Arm numbness, tingling, a bit of itching, typing or twisting hurts, after five days from the blood test. what can it be?

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Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
undefined 58 years experience
See below: A small clot in the vein that was stuck is the most probable cause if so it should dissolve within the 7-10 days if not then see a physician.

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A 22-year-old female asked:

Arm numbness, tingling, a bit of itching, typing hurts, after five days from the blood test. What can it be?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Nerve irritation: Possibly there was some nerve irritation that occurred during the blood draw. Give your arm some rest, elevate at night. Heat/cold compresses can be tried to stimulate your nerve. Hopefully, it will be over with in a few days.
Last updated Aug 31, 2013

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