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Have lump in armpit, did blood test:high thyroid level&antibody present. Follow up at 6months levels back to normal, but lump still there& arm tinglin

Have lump in armpit, did blood test:high thyroid level&antibody present. Follow up at 6months levels back to normal, but lump still there& arm tinglin

?Enlarged Lymph Node: Armpit swelling needs to be checked out always, to make sure of the origin of it and what is causing it I would suggest to see your doctor for full assessment and management as needed. ...Read more

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Middle way on forearm is painful when strength arm & feel a bump under skin. 2weeks after blood test which hurt lots after needle was removed.

Middle way on forearm is painful when strength arm & feel a bump under skin. 2weeks after blood test which hurt lots after needle was removed.

Likely from a: Bruised vein and blood that oozed out from the vein causing swelling or hematoma. U may apply warm packs and take tylenol (acetaminophen) for discomfort. Don't worry , be happy! ...Read more

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Aching arm after blood test. No issues when giving blood or blood disorders. Is it something horrible like a blood clot? Do I need to see Dr again?

Aching arm after blood test. No issues when giving blood or blood disorders. Is it something horrible like a blood clot? Do I need to see Dr again?

Is it swollen,red: or firm? If a superficial vessel gets a clot from a blood draw it will not travel to heart lung or brain. May have a mild thrombophlebitis . Use warm compresses and try advil (ibuprofen) or alieve. If red warm to touch or getting worse see a doctor to make sure it is not infected. ...Read more

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Why would it be that my arm is hurting so much now after my blood test?

Why would it be that my arm is hurting so much now after my blood test?

Possible : Nerve injury with a needle or localized bleeding causing inflammation. Could also be your perception of pain or low pain threshold. If persists, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do to numb my arm before getting blood test?

Is there anything i can do to numb my arm before getting blood test?

Pinch skin: Pinching your skin, asking the phlebotomist to spray your skin with a desensitizer, or using a numbing cream (emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) -- put on 30-60 minutes before the test) can all help. Looking away and wiggling your toes (honest!) can also help you tolerate getting poked for blood. One person told me she didn't feel it if she sang! everyone is different ... Good luck! ...Read more

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Hi am 19 and my left arm keeps hurting me all the time i don't no why do I need a blood test ?

Hi am 19 and my left arm keeps hurting me all the time i don't no why do I need  a blood test ?

Please see doctor: If your arm hurts all the time then you need to have your doctor take a look at it. Following a thorough history and examination, your doctor will be able to decide if you need any tests. ...Read more

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Would it be unusual or concerning for my arm to hurt after a blood test?

Would it be unusual or concerning for my arm to hurt after a blood test?

Yes for one day: It is uncommon but the skin area can be sore for one day. If you notice any redness or swelling then seek medical attention, just to be sure that there is no infection around the needle stick- site. ...Read more

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Hi, I had a blood test Friday taken from arm which felt ok until she pulled out then it hurt all afternoon I then noticed my vain bulging out. Then ?

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I had a blood test Friday taken from arm which felt ok until she pulled out then it hurt all afternoon I then noticed my vain bulging out. Then ?

Hematoma: You may have had a little bleeding under the skin after the needle was removed from the vein. This is nothing to worry about. No longterm damage was done. The technicians try to avoid that, but it isn't always possible depending on the person's veins. ...Read more

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