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Lump On Arm After Blood Test
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
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.
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
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
Need: Evaluation for pain and limited range of motion in the shoulder. You may need an XR ...Read more
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
I've been having pain in my left arm. I've done a few ekgs before and blood test and everything came back normal. Should I be worried?
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
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?
Had a blood test an nurse ripped the needle out fast on a funny angle, it hurt so bad, then she then tossed it away fast, could needle tip be in my arm?
Unlikely: It's unlikely that the needle is still in your arm. The pain you are feeling is likely due to injury of your vein when the needle was removed. ...Read more
Hi what causes green veins on the arm and its abit painful...it happened after I took blood test two days ago.
6 Hi I had blood test today and afterwards I have had pain in my arm its been 6 days and not getting better should I see a doctor?
Got blood test a month ago in three different places on arm. Started getting small red pimple at the site where blood was drawn. Doesn't hurt or itch.?
Is there any oter way to check if you are rhesus negative, I cringe at the thought of a blood test on my arm, can they withdraw it from anywhere else?
Needle-shy? Can fix: You'll be getting blood drawn from your arm at most physician office visits from now on. You're a grown woman now, and people will think the less of you if you're not brave like the rest of us. If this is severe, ask about psychotherapy to overcome it; if not, get with friends and say "we're brave" and donate your first unit of blood -- bigger needle, helps people, conquers fear. ...Read more
Hi I had blood test today and afterwards I have had pain in my arm above and below it and it is painful to straighten my arm is there anything I can d?
Need for examination: Is there a swelling or discoloration? You may have had leakage of blood into the tissue. Apparently it has been a few hours since the episode. You may use a cold compress today and warm compresses over the next few days. If the pain persists for more than a day, please see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bruise: The blood vessel is punctured when blood is withdrawn during a blood test. If the vessel is not compressed long enough, blood will leak out of the vessel giving a bruise. Holding direct pressure with a cotton ball for 10 or 15 minutes is usually enough. However if a person is on platlet inhibitors such as asprin longer might be necessary. ...Read more
I saw blood clots when taking injection in my left arm for blood test. Is there any serious problems?
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