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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 am experiencing arm swelling only on my upper arm and skin that is warm to the touch in the affected area. No redness or rash. What could this be?

I am experiencing arm swelling only on my upper arm and skin that is warm to the touch in the affected area. No redness or rash. What could this be?

Arm swelling: The symptoms you mention indicate a need for you to see your doc. The swelling MAY be from several things such as a circulation issue, cellulitis, etc. Your doc will help. Peace and good health. ...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

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Is it normal to have a giant, swollen, red, warm, bump on my arm after allergy shot?

Is it normal to have a giant, swollen, red, warm,  bump on my arm after allergy shot?

Not unusual : This can happen. Discuss this with your physician. Local reactions can occur. If bothersome, modifying doses of the injection can help. Sometime taking an antihistamine 2 hours before injections can help. If you have any trouble breathing, feeling lightheaded, you must consult you physician or go to an emergency room as can be a more serious reaction. ...Read more

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Symptoms: red, slightly swollen 1-2inch area on arm, noticably warm to touch, very itchy, Spreads only when itched. What could it be?

Symptoms: red, slightly swollen 1-2inch area on arm, noticably warm to touch, very itchy,  Spreads only when itched. What could it be?

Dermatitis: Sounds like some inflammatory dermatitis you have. Try a steroid cream to start and get into the Dr. for an evaluation. best wishes. ...Read more

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One red circular rash on arm that flares up at least twice a year in same spot warm and itchy. When not inflamed, there's always a light brown spot.

One red circular rash on arm that flares up at least twice a year in same spot warm and itchy. When not inflamed, there's always a light brown spot.

See Your Doctor: Your rash suggests a condition called Cutaneous Mastocytosis; excess mastocyte cells accumulate usually in skin & release histamine; causing itching, hives, & more. Can occur as single or multiple lesions, involved skin is darker in color. Stroking or other mechanical trauma to skin can cause symptoms to flare-up. Occurs in children & ages 30-49 yrs. See doctor for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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3 spots on my arm- looks like each has 2-3 small bites in the middle with a red rash around them. they are warm & sorta itchy. What kind of insect?

 3 spots on my arm- looks like each has 2-3 small bites in the middle with a red rash around them. they are warm & sorta itchy. What kind of insect?

Need more info.: Probably a venous insect due to the warmth and redness, but it depends on your exposure to outdoor versus indoor environments, when they appeared, where you live, whether you have pet (that can have fleas) or where sitting on a rock in Texas (fire ant bites), before they appeared. Also of interest are how large the bites are, and history of allergy (bee stings, etc.). ...Read more

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Once every few weeks warm red bumps appear all over my upper arm. They go after a few days but then come back in a few weeks time. What are they?

Is it itchy painfull: Rashes in upper arm could be many things it could be allergy it could be heat it could be an eczema the repetitive nature of the rashes will make them more allergy start observing what is the common factor like a dress a location a temperature in all the occasions that you end up having the rashes use hydrocortisone cream avoid the allergy and see a doctor good luck ...Read more

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Bug bite yesterday 2" wide disappear afterfew hours now local area upper arm red, minor swollen, some itch, v. Warm tendernp put on keflex cellulitis?

Bug bite yesterday 2" wide disappear afterfew hours now local area upper arm red, minor swollen, some itch, v. Warm tendernp put on keflex cellulitis?

Sounds like it: Sounds like cellulitis. Bacteria which cause cellulitis need a portal of entry into the skin, in yourcp case it was likely the bug bite. Keflex is an appropriate drug to treat this. If the redness and swelling don't decrease over the next day or two, consider calling the np again. ...Read more

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Both arms are flushing, especially when anxious, hot, or lifting something heavy/exercising. Bright red and warm all over entire arm-something serous?

Both arms are flushing, especially when anxious, hot, or lifting something heavy/exercising. Bright red and warm all over entire arm-something serous?

No: No, not serious. It is usually caused by a "histamine" mediated response that can occur with just the things you mentioned including exercise and anxiety. Don't hesitate to be seen and discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I woke up with a big red spot on my upper arm. No itch, no bite head, warm to the touch. Today, the red and warm is gone but im in pain. Help. ideas?

I woke up with a big red spot on my upper arm. No itch, no bite head, warm to the touch. Today,  the red and warm is gone but im in pain. Help. ideas?

Exam: It may be an infected cyst or a bug bite. If its not better by tomorrow, consider seeing your primary care doctor for a proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more