The results of my neighbours blood test

The results of my  neighbours blood test

Could not believe this when I saw it. Never seen anything like it in my life!!!!! Also she is a retired nurse. Enlarge the picture to see the true extent.

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  • Oh my goodness, your poor neighbour.

  • Hi Kitten-Kat

    Yeah it unbelievable I have never seen anything like this before.

    Hope that your having a lovely weekend and please take good care of yourself. Jan101 πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸŒ·πŸŒΉπŸŒΈπŸŒΊxxx

  • Yes just relaxing.

  • πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜ƒ xx

  • Hi Jan101 that's awful looks horrendous.

    Have a good weekend Hunni

    :)

  • Yes I know my friend. You take good care of yourself to hun. It's a hum dinger. πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸŒΉπŸŒΈπŸŒΊπŸŒ·xxx

  • Ow my goodness this is awful how is she? I hope she's ok goodness me I can't find anywords please send gentle hugs πŸ€—

  • Hi Shibby89

    Yeah she is fine. Thank you for asking. She is 88 years old and fit as a fiddle. Will pass on your hugs to her. Take good care of yourself hun. Hope that your having a lovely weekend. πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸŒΈπŸŒ·πŸŒΉπŸŒΊxxx

  • So glad to hear she's ok, people of that age should be treated with more respect and care, I used to more as a home care giver an it is very upsetting when u see these things happen xx

  • I know you hear some horrific stories and see some of the things that can happen on TV it is absolutely appalling. I truly wish a lot off this could be stopped. Also if they are caught doing these things to the helpless then I feel there should be a harder punishment for these people.

    I best not get it to this topic as it really makes me so angry 😑.

    Take care hun. xxxx

  • I feel the same way an iv seen some awful things hope ur well xx

  • Yeah I am doing fine at the moment thank goodness. xxx

  • My close friend who is 79 always seems to look like a horror story after having a blood test. She bruises very easily in any case but blood tests always seem to leave a major bruise. To be honest though it seems always to be on the inside of her arm up and down but never reaching as far as the elbow. I know whenI was on Warfarin any blood test left me with a huge bruise whereas now if I have a "good one" you can barely see a spot where the needle has gone in. Poor woman.x

  • Thank you rosewine. She is fine and 88 years old and fit as a fiddle. I always say to her to count her blessings that she has really good health. I hope that you are having a lovely weekend hun. Take good care of yourself. Jan πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸŒΉπŸŒΊπŸŒ·πŸŒΈxxx

  • shocking.xx

  • Yes I know and bless her she is 88 years old and as fit as a fiddle. Wish that was me. I am always saying to her that she needs to count her blessings because she has such good health. Hope that you are having a lovely weekend hun. Take good care of yourself. Jan πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸŒΉπŸŒ·πŸŒΊπŸŒΈxxx

  • OMG that looks terrible, hope she's ok, I bruise easily especially with blood tests but nothing like that bless her, sending love and wishes πŸ€—πŸ€—xx

  • Hi Jan101 that's Terrible, my dad had the same happen to him, I couldn't believe it when he showed me. The doctor even commented on it but apparently it was something to do with the medication he was on. A week later he knocked his arm & the same thing, his arm looked horrendous.

    Luv Jan xx

  • Hi Jan

    Yes it is terrible and I think that they should be more careful with the elderly. Due to meds and them being frail. My neighbor is 88 years old and bless her as fit as a fiddle πŸ‘πŸ˜ƒ

    I hope that you are feeling well Jan and had a lovely weekend. Take good care of yourself. Jan πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸŒΈπŸŒΉπŸŒ·πŸŒΊxxx

  • I know & yes you are right. I couldn't believe it when I saw his arm, it was probably a bit worse than your neighbour, bless her. The nurse attempted 3 x to take my dad's blood & just kept missing a vein, it was so awful. They just don't take enough care. My dad's also 88yrs old & normally fit also. The same thing happened when he had a new pace maker fitted, apparently it was slightly bigger than the old one & it was pushed & shoved & squeezed in and the whole of his chest from his neck to his waist was black & blue, I've never seen anything like it in my life. Xx

  • Poor lady, that looks terrible. Good that she is fit and can cope with it.

    X

  • Yes she is really active and she never let it bother her. She has a great attitude πŸ‘πŸ˜ƒ

    I hope that you enjoyed your weekend. Take good care of yourself. πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸŒΉπŸŒΊπŸŒ·πŸŒΈxxx

  • Jeepers Jan101 .

    Since I started taking Warfarin I have had.a lot of bruising on my arms after my blood tests but not as bad as that one.

    Bless her it must be quite uncomfortable.

    Lets hope next time that someone is a bit more gentle with her.

    Wish her well.

    Crusee

    XX

  • Hi Hun Warfarin is really bad for making you bruise. She is absolutely fine and oddly enough she had another one done a few days ago by the same nurse and not a mark. I think it just one off them things that can happen. She is 88 years old and a tuff old cookie.πŸ˜ƒ Hope that you are feeling ok Hun. Take good care of yourself my friend. πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸŒΉπŸŒ·πŸŒΊπŸŒΈxxx

  • Oh bless her that's horrendous, glad to read she Is doing okay though :)

    Although never quite even close to this extent it's mad how different dr / nurses cause different bleeding & bruising, I usually don't bruise too bad but the one I had last week for my pre operation assessment I looked like a battered banana 🍌 πŸ™ˆπŸ˜‚

  • She is absolutely fine and I hope all goes well for you to Hun. Take good care πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸŒΉπŸŒ·πŸŒΈπŸŒΊxxx

  • Hi my friend

    I really am so genuinely sorry to see this, and I sincerely hope that she is okay? It looks truly dreadful.I want to sincerely wish you both all the best of luck and please take care of yourself my friend.

    All my hopes and dreams for the both of you

    Ken x

  • She is absolutely fine Ken. The bizarre thing is she was a nurse all off her life. She had another injection a few days ago by the same nurse and not even a mark. She is a tuff old cookie.πŸ˜ƒ Take good care of yourself my friend. πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸŒΉπŸŒ·πŸŒΈπŸŒΊxxxx

  • That is a relief to read. Good luck to her x :)

  • I frequently bruise like this following blood tests and when I was on warfarin it was even worse , as bad as it looks It's rarely down to mistreatment , I know it doesn't look nice but sometimes can't be helped .

    Fantastic tho that she is doing so well at such a good age sending hugs xx

  • Ah thank you daydreamer2008.

    The funny thing she had another one done by the same nurse a few days ago and she was fine not a mark. Funny how they are both nurses. But honestly she was fine. Take good care πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸŒΉπŸŒ·πŸŒΈπŸŒΊxxx

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