Here's the deal I was in the hospital as most of you know from Wed. night till Friday night, when I was in the ER they put in an IV, no big deal it stayed in till I was discharged on Friday evening. I went home and noticed this morning it is still kinda sore there, but at the site of insert from that point to about 6 inches up my arm, that vein feels really hard and at the end of the 6 inches it has a large knot, it doesn't hurt much just tender and it feels a little numb or tingly at times. It looks a little swollen too. I have had numerous IV's in my lifetime and have never run into this before. Anybody else ever have that happen? and if so what is it? By the way I am going to see the nurse tomorrow, so I hopefully will know for sure then what is up. My only other option is to go back down to the ER :eek2: why so they can throw me back in the hospital for 3 days give me no food and water and claim they may have to do surgery then change their minds and send me home, I don't think so!