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From where on your 15 month old have they drawn blood?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:57 PM on Sep. 17, 2009 in Health

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  • toe or finger, depends on the test.. what tests does your child need done i can help you better (i'm a phlebotomist and medical assistant)
    josiesmommy00

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 2:59 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • they were testing his blood for his lead levels , I took him today they took it from his arm. it was horrible, he is usally really good but getting shots and stuff 5 sec after they are done he is done cryin but today he screamed and cryed and i had to hold his little arm for the plebotomist (i hated that part)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:08 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • i think just about every where, toe, finger, arm, leg and when my son was first born they had to take blood from the back of his head, he was a premmie born at 27 weeks
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:10 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • hmm, yeah for that they'd have to get it out of the arm, i'm sorry poor little guy did they atleast use a butterfly? (for a cbc they can stick their finger or toe and do what's called a hematocrit test)
    josiesmommy00

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 3:14 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • yes i think they used a butterfly it still sucked.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:23 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

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