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What causes a red streak up your arm where intravenous fluids were at?
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Cellulitis
Cellulitis is a mild bacterial infection from the injection site of the IV that now spreads up the arm. Topical antibiotics or changing the IV site both help to alleviate the problem.

In brief: Cellulitis
Cellulitis is a mild bacterial infection from the injection site of the IV that now spreads up the arm. Topical antibiotics or changing the IV site both help to alleviate the problem.
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