Vein ruptured after IV

Reddish patch has been formed in right arm after blood has been extracted from vein for blood taste. Also sweeling is there with light itching & burning sensation. Have applied thromboform gel since last 2 days but not seeing any change in ailment. Pls suggest what to do.
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Hi, looks like you have developed thrombophlebitis. Use a warm washcloth to apply heat to the involved area several times daily. Use a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, such as ibuprofen. Consult Physician...
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