Anyone else had an Arterial blood test Drs tell me they're no worse than any other - they hurt right?

Answer Arterial blood tests hurt more than tests from veins. A lot of doctors put a bit of local in first to reduce the pain. You're not a wimp, they do hurt!

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Does getting a blood test hurt?

Have you ever been to the dentist? It's way less worse than that. If you watch, your brain will trick you into thinking it hurts more than it really does. Sure, you'll feel it, but it's not that... Read More »

Why did my blood test hurt A LOT this time?

that is patient abuse and should be reported to the doctor of the clinic. It is inexcusable to act like that as a health care provider. Also, your arm should not shake. Tell the doctor or manager e... Read More »

Does a Blood Test hurt. Having one & nervous?

No they don't hurt you only feel the slightest pin prick as needle breaks skin an injection hurts much more and you can hardly feel that!!!! so stop worrying I have had loads and can not even remem... Read More »

Is it normal for my arm to hurt after a blood test?

Thats pretty normal; after i give blood i get a weak/painful to use arm for 6-8 days. if it keeps it up call your doctors and see what they recommend