So today I go to get my blood drawn like I do every month, in order to send a report to my doctor on how I am managing my diabetes, and initially things are going smoothly. I go to the clinic, tell them my name, and all the information they need from me. After that’s over with I go to get my blood drawn. When the nurse injected my vain with the needle, I oddly did not feel it enter me. I thought “wow I must be getting used to this.” After she is done, she puts a band aid on the arm she injected. However I noticed she did not put a cotton swab under the band aid, which is very unusual compared to what they usually do. So I get to leave and wait for the elevator. Suddenly, I feel a wet liquid trickling down my arm. I look down and I notice my arm is bleeding from the place where the nurse injected my; the band aid was not enough to stop the bleeding. So I got back, show the nurse, and got it band aided properly this time. Don’t be worried, I’m okay now. But it was kind of awkward to walk home with a round blood stain on my shirt. I have to ask though, has this ever happened to anybody else?
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