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Does it hurt to get a CBC done?
18 doctors weighed in

Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
17 doctors agree
In brief: Pinprick arm
Not much.

In brief: Pinprick arm
Not much.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
simple blood draw is simple and often no more than a pinprick as Dr. Villaplanna said...
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Or finger. Put ice on first then no pain
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Needle stick
A blood sample needs to be collected for the test and the hurt is as much as may be associated with a needle stick.

In brief: Needle stick
A blood sample needs to be collected for the test and the hurt is as much as may be associated with a needle stick.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Cbc
Butterfly needle is used, especially for ones with anxiety about needles.

In brief: Cbc
Butterfly needle is used, especially for ones with anxiety about needles.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Needle no, price yes
If you don't have medical insurance the retail price of a cbc, about $120, will hurt much more than the needle prick in your arm.

In brief: Needle no, price yes
If you don't have medical insurance the retail price of a cbc, about $120, will hurt much more than the needle prick in your arm.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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