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Thread: Bruise after blood test in A&E ☹️

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    Question Bruise after blood test in A&E ☹️

    Ok so I was in A&E on Thursday. I had my bloods taken three times, all out of my hands because I’m tricky for getting any out of my arms, any way I noticed a small bruise appearing on my little finger knuckle yesterday and I didn’t think anything of it, until this evening, when it’s now actually quite a large section of my two knuckles of my two littlest fingers. It was two small bruises, but now it’s a large patch about 2-3 inches, which is kind of pinky brown.
    Now my question is, is it normal to get bigger and darker over time? It’s been a couple of days. I’m not usually a bruiser.

    trying not to panic, nor google I just don¬ít want to be still bleeding, I really don¬ít know. 😫

    many thanks
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    Re: Bruise after blood test in A&E ☹️

    So presumably your bloods taken in A&E were completely normal?

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    Re: Bruise after blood test in A&E ☹️

    I went in with chest pains, and docs were testing my heart cuz I was having so many ectopics. My bloods were only about my heart, they were fine. Thank goodness.
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    Re: Bruise after blood test in A&E ☹️

    So are you worried about a blood disorder now?

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    Re: Bruise after blood test in A&E ☹️

    Am I sensing slight sarcasm?

    any way no, as my question stated, is it normal for a small bruise from a blood test to get bigger over time?

    that is all

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    Re: Bruise after blood test in A&E ☹️

    Hello! I tend to bruise easily after blood draws and injections so I think I can help answer your question. Yes, it is normal for a bruise to get larger over the course of a few days, and then progressively shrink/ get lighter over the course of two or tree weeks following.


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    Re: Bruise after blood test in A&E ☹️

    Quote Originally Posted by Mrsriley79 View Post
    Am I sensing slight sarcasm?

    any way no, as my question stated, is it normal for a small bruise from a blood test to get bigger over time?

    that is all

    Sarah
    Sarah, I don't think Pulisa was being sarcastic. I was thinking the same thing as I read your post. Why else would you be worrying about this? This is how HA works.

    You got the all clear with your heart so your HA mind needs something else to latch onto and it has done exactly this..
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    Re: Bruise after blood test in A&E ☹️

    As Nora says I was actually challenging your HA. You interpreted it as sarcasm but challenging HA yourself is so important in order to manage it consistently and successfully.

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    Re: Bruise after blood test in A&E ☹️

    Quote Originally Posted by pulisa View Post
    As Nora says I was actually challenging your HA. You interpreted it as sarcasm but challenging HA yourself is so important in order to manage it consistently and successfully.
    Iím sorry for the sarcasm comment. Once I saw your reply I realised what you were doing. Itís very hard to challenge your own HA, it creates a dark veil over your eyes and blocks out any rational thinking. Iím sorry.

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    Re: Bruise after blood test in A&E ☹️

    Thankyou AbyssalStars. I appreciate that.

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