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Pain and redness warmness in arm after lv infusion?

Pain and redness warmness in arm after lv infusion?

It depends: Talk with who provided the IV infusion. If it happened soon after most likely an irritant in the infusion. Infections generally take at least 12 hours or so. Warm moist heat often soothing. ...Read more

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I received a meningitis vaccine monday my arm that the shot was given still is a little swollen, patch of redness, and very warm today is it normal?

I received a meningitis vaccine monday my arm that the shot was given still  is  a little swollen, patch of redness, and very warm today is it normal?

Local reaction: Sometime you can have a local reaction to a shot.No harm done. Reduce the swelling with cold compresses for20 minutes 3-4 a day. ...Read more

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I woke up to 1 hugh red, itchy, warm to the touch, raused bump on my arm..It usually last for 2 weeks.. I get them often? Help.

I woke up to 1 hugh red, itchy, warm to the touch, raused bump on my arm..It usually last for 2 weeks.. I get them often? Help.

Folliculitis: This sounds like a infection of the hair follicle which can be very serious if it develops into an abscess. Treat with warm soaks and see your healthcare provider because you may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Insect/bug/spider bit Distal Forearm & it swelled red and warm to 1.5" diameter. 2 days later, I notice a red line seems to be traveling up my arm?

Insect/bug/spider bit Distal Forearm & it swelled red and warm to 1.5" diameter. 2 days later, I notice a red line seems to be traveling up my arm?

See doctor.: See a doctor ASAP. Lymphangitis indicates infection. A doctor needs to look at the bite and probably prescribe antibiotics. Brown recluse spider bites can be very serious, if that is what it was. ...Read more

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Got bit by a mosquito on my arm it's the size of a quarter and just a little swollen has red line about 4 inches long, it's not warm should I see a dr?

Got bit by a mosquito on my arm it's the size of a quarter and just a little swollen has red line about 4 inches long, it's not warm should I see a dr?

Perhaps: Try treating this by taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) by mouth, applying hydrocortisone cream, and elevation of your arm above the level of the heart. If symptoms don't improve with these measures then seeing a doctor is a good idea. ...Read more

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What can cause a itchy red warm swollen spot on my arm?

What can cause a itchy red warm swollen spot on my arm?

Bug bite: Most such localized spots would be the result of some bug deciding to bit you & you body deciding it didn't appreciate the attention. ...Read more

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Have large red lump w no bruising are my arm where i had blood drawn a month ago. It is not painful but it is hard and bright red. Not warm?

Have large red lump w no bruising are my arm where i had blood drawn a month ago. It is not painful but it is hard and bright red. Not warm?

? Hematoma: Since you take Ibuprofen you may have developed this hematoma when you got the injection. One of the side effects of Ibuprofen is that you bleed or bruise more easily. A hematoma is a collection of blood under the skin. You should apply warm soaks to help it go away. If this does not seem to make it gets smaller i would call the doctor. ...Read more