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Is it normal to have pain in your arm after you get blood taken out?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
That can occur.: Do you have a bruise? Sometimes blood draws can be a little traumatic. . Tylenol (acetaminophen) or an NSAID can help with pain. If you get redness, heat, swelling, pus, increased tenderness or red streaks then please seek medical care for a possible infection.
Last updated May 14, 2015

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