"bruise from blood test"

About: Hillingdon Hospital

I had a blood test on Tuesday and a week later I still have a big bruise on my arm from where the phlebotomist withdrew my blood. Not the kind of thing you'd be hoping for when you go in to get your blood tested.

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Response from Hillingdon Hospital

Thank you for your comment. Unfortunately bruising does occur on occasions and is dependent on which type of vein you have and how many tests are required.

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