IV is actually short for intravenous (say: in-truh-
-nus). Did you know you can get nourishment, fluids, and
through your veins? In some cases, it can be the best way to
deliver the fluid or medicine that a person needs. IVs might be
used if a person is having
, is very sick, or can't eat and drink normally. Whatever the
reason, an IV can help the person get better again.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice,
diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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