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Can you get your blood drawn anywhere else besides the front side of your elbow?

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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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In brief: Yes

Yes there are several other sites for a blood draw and depend on factors such as frequency and volume of blood needed, if there is a catheter already present or if the blood vessels have collapsed due to massive blood loss.
Some other sites are upper inner arm, groin, ankle and neck.

In brief: Yes

Yes there are several other sites for a blood draw and depend on factors such as frequency and volume of blood needed, if there is a catheter already present or if the blood vessels have collapsed due to massive blood loss.
Some other sites are upper inner arm, groin, ankle and neck.
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