4 doctors weighed in:

Does IV needle hurt?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: a little

An IV needle insertion can cause a bit of discomfort.
This can be masked by preinjection of lidocaine, or by the application of cold. Once in, the IV needle usually does not hurt.

In brief: a little

An IV needle insertion can cause a bit of discomfort.
This can be masked by preinjection of lidocaine, or by the application of cold. Once in, the IV needle usually does not hurt.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Read more answers from doctors