Blue And Itchy Skin After Injecting Blood Samples?
I want to ask yesterday afternoon injections take blood samples to check into the laboratory .. how come now it turns blue and feels very itchy huh? Thank you
Good evening, thanks for the question
Phlebitis is an inflammatory condition in blood vessels. Medical measures such as taking blood using a syringe or inserting an IV are included in the cause of phlebitis due to trauma to the arteries when the needle is inserted into it. Phlebitis can occur in superficial blood vessels or deeper. Symptoms that appear generally such as pain and redness on the surface of the skin around superficial blood vessels. Besides the surrounding skin can also experience itching and swelling. As a treatment measure at home can by taking anti-inflammatory such as ibuprofen, elevation of hands / feet related to complaints of phlebitis, and warm compresses. Conduct further consultation with a doctor if you experience complaints of high fever, increasingly severe pain, or sudden shortness of breath.
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