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arteries and veins of the hand and arm

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Phlebitis: Maybe they are inflamed and you have phlebitis. If it continues, see your dr.
Dr. Gary Cunningham
34 years experience Phlebology
Perhaps it's not: the veins? Sometimes it can be difficult for a patient to distinguish where the source of pain is actually from. Particularly in the arm, musculoske ... Read More

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Dr. Ted King
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Gravity: If the veins in your arms and hands bulge when your arms are down at your side and they flatten when you raise them, you are normal and what you are e ... Read More
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Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Multiple reasons: Veins return blood back to the heart and can carry a large volume of blood. Depending on many factors including levels of hydration, genetics, outs ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Below: Best to see your DR, impossible to give you reassurance that there is nothing serious occurring with out an exam..
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Go to ER: You may have a vein occulsion , DVT or stroke in progress. Get a friend to help you call for ambulance and get seen soon.
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Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies : There are many potential causes including a phlebitis, which is an inflammatory condition of the veins themselves; can also be an arthritic or inflamm ... Read More
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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
18 years experience Psychiatry
Ivdu valium: I'm sorry to hear that you're struggling so much with what sounds like benzodiazepine addiction. You may have had what is commonly called a "blown" ve ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Hand/arm pain: is it in the finger? which fingers? Do you have numbness? Tingling? Can be carpal tunnel vs thoracic outlet syndrome versus tenodnitis/ or rarely if p ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: without an examination or photo documentation, you condition cannot be diagnosed online. Make an appointment for a medical examination and evaluation.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Malvehy
21 years experience Phlebology
loss of fat: Over the years, the subcutaneous fat in our body naturally atrophies. Think of the difference between the cheeks of a chubby baby and a 90 year old m ... Read More

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