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I have a collapsed vein in my wrist and it hurts very badly am i gong to be ok? How will this effect me? It is very painful can this be treated?
Venospasm: Veins don't like to be irritated with things like needles. Usually, when someone is talking about a collapsed vein they mean that they have tried to draw blood or start an IV and the vein has gone into spasm as a result of the irritation. The result is that the needle either isn't able to go into the vein or else it goes in but there is no blood return. With time the vein will relax and reopen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a feeling of a collapsed vein in my left arm after a vein injection, as it is appear to be blocked and it got swelled, anyhelp?
Phlebitis: Is an inflammation of a vein, which is another rare complication of the venipuncture procedure. Common symptoms of phlebitis are: pain, swelling and redness.The local trauma or injury to the vein can also cause phlebitis. The warm compresses, elevation of the involved extremity and nsaids otc and “tincture of time” will be enough to treat phlebitis. If concerned, see your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more
Vein in my arm was punctured multiple times. 5min afterwards a dark purple bruise surfaced.A lot of pain wen moving arm now.Collapsed vein or abscess?
Hematoma: What your are describing sounds like a hematoma which is escaped blood from the vein which has accumulated in the tissue around the vein. This is why the skin is bruised (black and blue). The pain is from the irritation from the multiple needle sticks. Apply ice for the first 48 hours then heat. Ibuprofen will also help. This should resolve over about one week. ...Read more
No flow: I assume you mean a vein that recently had a needle or iv. Veins may collapse or blow when fluid goes through them or blood is drawn from them. Phlebitis, inflammation of the vein, or a lumpy spot called a thrombosis may result. Neither is serious. Both are treated with warm compress and advil or tylenol for pain. ...Read more
Flucluxicillin IV 4 10days now stopped as veins collapsed blew and tissued missed 6doses now will it be out my system and still have infection?
I'm sure you are: In good hands and your docs knows about your situation and would have either ordered a central line or other access if more needed or other med. if you have questions you have a right to talk directly to your docs ...Read more
Stress: Anxiety, anticipation of pain with needle sticks will energize the sympathetic nervous system, causing vasospasm (shrinking) of veins. Try hydration prior blood work, placing warm heating pad on arm for better success. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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