Or it may occur after having an intravenous (IV) line or catheter. ... To reduce
discomfort and swelling, your health care provider may recommend that you:.
IV catheters can be placed in a hand, arm or leg. ... Phlebitis occurs quite
commonly after the insertion of intravenous catheters. ... If you feel a sudden
sharp pain radiating along your arm as the IV is inserted, let your healthcare
provider know ...
It makes the area puffy for first 24 hours after you take the IV out. It helps if you
elevate your arm above your heart and apply warm compresses. ... day or 2 the
pain would extend all the way to my elbow and my arm started to swell. ... Having
the poor nurse try to locate veins 3-4 times a week was a pain, but ...
He will be in the best position to answer your query on how long your pain will
last ...... I did have one pt who experienced some nerve injury after having an
arterial ... am typing this with one hand as now my index finger is swollen as well!
my hand .... The worst part of the whole story is that that nurse forgot to flush the
Apr 14, 2008 ... ... I was in the hospital. The site on my hand where the iv was is still sore and
bulging. ... I asked the hospital about it, they said see your GP. I asked the GP ...
But having the IV in my hand really messed it up. I think the veins in ...
Jun 25, 2015 ... Intravenous injection or cannulation - sometimes it occurs after having injections
into the veins (intravenous injections) or 'drips' (intravenous infusions) in hospital.
These are commonly given in hand or arm veins. ... is higher than your hip, it
helps to reduce swelling and discomfort. ... Your whole leg swe...
Oct 15, 2008 ... I was kept in hospital Thursday night, and I had an IV cannula .... I hate to burst
everyone's bubbles, but having a big bruise after an IV isn't really normal. ... Your
vein may hurt though, because the insides can be irritated from the fluid .... just to
say, mine was bruised and really painful and swollen and...
If a ring is left on and you accidentally hit an artery your hand and inject into it, it
will .... in reducing pain – although taking it slow after you hit the vein wall is
essential. ... vein after you've missed is less torturous than having the needle
reinserted ..... his whole hand then hand thumb and index finger going numb and ...
Jun 4, 2014 ... Having trouble identifying your pills? ... Your doctor may give you instructions on
how to treat swelling after a ... Some swelling and bruising at an intravenous (IV)
site is common. ... If a large amount of swelling occurs, the swelling may put some
pressure on nerves and cause pain or .... Hands-Only CPR.
Dec 29, 2012 ... Injecting - Swollen hand after shooting up Heroin. ... The pain you're going
through is just your body's way of telling you how bad an injecting site your ... It's
not in any particular shape it's just kind of the whole top of my hand.