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Does IV needle hurt?
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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
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