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Needle bloodtest syringe hospital shot in arm

needle from bloodtest syringe was shot into my brancial vein in right arm during a bloodtest. 1 in april one in july. They have not been removed. Can you tell me the possible damge of living with this for 6months. Also the migration path of the needle. Diagnostic tests to find it on imaging, treatment options, and prognosis
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replied November 6th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
It would have been stucked in wall of blood vessels or subcutaneous tissue. Usually they become endotheliazed and there is no need to pick them out. Venography can be done to trace its path. Radionuclide imaging is also helpful.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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Khan
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