Nurse gave me wrong item.

Patient : Yesterday I gave a urine sample for UTI testing. She gave me three packets to clean myself. These were not the usually packets. They were really small. I thought the clinic was just using a different brand. I used them but they made me burn, I asked her about it and she said it was just rubbing alcohol. I had to give blood later and I think what she gave me was the item that the tech used to clean the area before inserting the needle. The burning went away within 10 min but I am worried about getting a yeast infection or something else. I am worried that it might have been some other chemical. It's a Saturday so I can't go back to the clinic and ask what was used. Everything seems fine right now but, I am worried. I don't think she gave me the right cleaning packet.
Symptoms:  No symptoms now.
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: My daughter was in a playroom an came into contact with dried blood which was not her own. Please answer the followin...

Q: I have stiffness in my scalp. Years ago I had several severe head trauma incidents with concussions. I have problems...

Q: I am a 19 year old female that has not had her first vaginal/pelvic exam yet. when do you suggest having one. I am go...

Q: I am a 56 yr old female who was on Imipramine 75 mg/daily for approx. 28 yrs. Doctor chose to switch me to Lexapro. ...

Q: I woke up this morning with a pain in my bladder that was dull. While working this morning it became very painful and...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews