Originally Posted by Rumpelteazer
I donated blood yesterday and now my arm is hurting, especially when bending it. Last time everything went okay, I felt a little light headed afterwards but that might also be because it was really hot that day. Yesterday they couldn't find the vein and had to poke around a bit to find it. The puncture is bigger than the last time and there's a bruise forming around it. Next time I'm going to see if the vein in my right arm is more easily found.
My arm hurts for a day or so every time I donate blood for some reason. I always seems to give from my right arm, perhaps I should try the left next time. They always have a bit of trouble finding my veins.