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Iv hurts and blew up a lot. What is that?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Infiltration

When fluid from an intravenous line infilrates into the tissues surrounding the vein - this can cause pain.
Some intravenous fluids may cause more pain than others when infiltrated.

In brief: Infiltration

When fluid from an intravenous line infilrates into the tissues surrounding the vein - this can cause pain.
Some intravenous fluids may cause more pain than others when infiltrated.
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