Relax your arm and, using your thumb and index finger, slowly massage your hand repeatedly from your palm towards the last joint to create blood drops. Keep your finger pointed downwards to the blood collection device as you do this. Keep massaging until all three tubes are full, this can take a few minutes.

Watch a video on how to take a blood sample at home here.

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