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Is it common to get phlebitis from IV in the hand?
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Dr. Robert Gluck
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Can happen
Ivs whether in the hand or anywhere else need to be placed and maintained in a proper way and not used for longer than needed.
Phlebitis or irritation or inflammation of a vein can certainly occur and can even result in infection.

In brief: Can happen
Ivs whether in the hand or anywhere else need to be placed and maintained in a proper way and not used for longer than needed.
Phlebitis or irritation or inflammation of a vein can certainly occur and can even result in infection.
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