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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 24 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 5, 2018


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