Left upper arm(bicep)
While giving a tt injection on my left arm bicep , the needle broke off accidentally and I think that needle was left inside the body (which I didn't observe at that time) , now I feel a mild pain on my left arm after 2 days. Kindly help as to what to do and how to know if the needle has been left inside the arm and the procedure to be followed
Doctor Answers (1) on Left upper arm(bicep)
If the pain is the only issue, then apply hot water fomentation on area, which will relieve d pain in two to three days. If needle is really broken any doctor worth his salt will not keep quiet, atleast tell you d situation. But if you think its there, feel on the area with your fingers you will have pinprick sensation or get an x-ray of part taken, if its there it will definetly be seen.
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