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 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!