Technician did bad job inserting needle in vein and I have a bruise. Can the vein restore itself?
I had a little bit of blood drawn for a fasting glucose test Friday morning. It hurt as bad as most shots, and soon after I had a dark bruise and a little swelling. Bruise has spread a bit but is still very dark purple. Will this lead to scar tissue and future difficulty drawing blood from the vein, or should it all recover like it was? I do blood donations so I need good veins.
Asked By: Houyhnhnm - 7/4/2010
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Usually one "bad" stick won't cause scarring like you describe... More
Answered By: july - 7/4/2010
Additional Answers (1)
It should be fine. I had blood drawn for a glucose test as well (it was a pregnancy one for gestational diabetes, though) and the tech said that she was going to use a "surface vein" because mine are so small and deep. She warned that it could cause a huge bruise (and it did), but that it wouldn't have any other... More
Answered By: Kristal - 7/4/2010
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
New job opportunities added daily. Search Virginia jobs now!
Legitimate Survey for Cash.Extra Money for You,Join Here!
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr Check Our Map of the 1700 Openings.
Other Career Questions
Do most mechanical engineering jobs offer job security?
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.