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Does it hurt to get an arterial blood gas done?
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Just a needle stick
An arterial blood gas (abg) is a blood draw from an artery rather than a vein.
For some there is slightly more discomfort with an abg than there is with a routine blood draw. For others there is less pain.

In brief: Just a needle stick
An arterial blood gas (abg) is a blood draw from an artery rather than a vein.
For some there is slightly more discomfort with an abg than there is with a routine blood draw. For others there is less pain.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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