Natalie Gravitt
Natalie Gravitt voted up Anonymous' answer

It doesn't hurt unless something goes wrong and: 1) they have to puncture your skin multiple times in order to securely stabilize the needle; 2) they have to place the needle in an unusual or unconventional spot that you're not used to having a needle puncture; 3) the needle is bigger than it actually needs … Read more

Natalie Gravitt
Natalie Gravitt thanked Didge Doo's answer

I once attended surgery to get my haemorrhoids checked. I didn't realise the guy was actually going to inject them and rode by bicycle to the appointment. It was a very painful 10 km ride home and I realised that day that I didn't have haemorrhoids -- I had stigmata.

Getting an IV is a … Read more

Natalie Gravitt
Natalie Gravitt thanked Angela Anthony's answer

Well, the main reason would be that your skin and vein are being pierced by a needle and a long piece of plastic is being threaded into your vein. Now if you're nice to your nurse, she may use a smaller gauge of needle, if you're a pain....you're getting the biggest one available!....jk.

Seriously, a lot … Read more

Natalie Gravitt
Natalie Gravitt thanked Anonymous' answer

It doesn't hurt unless something goes wrong and: 1) they have to puncture your skin multiple times in order to securely stabilize the needle; 2) they have to place the needle in an unusual or unconventional spot that you're not used to having a needle puncture; 3) the needle is bigger than it actually needs … Read more

Natalie Gravitt
Natalie Gravitt thanked Anonymous' answer

Well, they stick a sharp needle into flesh packed with nerve endings that send a pain signal to the pain receptors in your brain.  If done right and well there shouldn't be any pain once the needle is in and secure.  Tho theres a bit of a pinch when they pull it out again. 

Natalie Gravitt
Natalie Gravitt voted up Anonymous' answer

Well, they stick a sharp needle into flesh packed with nerve endings that send a pain signal to the pain receptors in your brain.  If done right and well there shouldn't be any pain once the needle is in and secure.  Tho theres a bit of a pinch when they pull it out again. 

Natalie Gravitt
Natalie Gravitt voted up Angela Anthony's answer

Well, the main reason would be that your skin and vein are being pierced by a needle and a long piece of plastic is being threaded into your vein. Now if you're nice to your nurse, she may use a smaller gauge of needle, if you're a pain....you're getting the biggest one available!....jk.

Seriously, a lot … Read more

Natalie Gravitt
Natalie Gravitt voted up Didge Doo's answer

I once attended surgery to get my haemorrhoids checked. I didn't realise the guy was actually going to inject them and rode by bicycle to the appointment. It was a very painful 10 km ride home and I realised that day that I didn't have haemorrhoids -- I had stigmata.

Getting an IV is a … Read more