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Thursday, December 5, 2013
I had an IV inserted and removed 3 months ago which was used for versed and NS only and I have a bruise that follows my vein up my forearm still. It is yellowish in color and still tender to the touch. The vein was a little hard feeling also. How long is this supposed to last and/or is this common?
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Gareth S Kantor, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University