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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Bruising : Check with your doctor to see if you have a clotting problem or a problem with your tissues.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Black and blue: I a vein should burst then what you will see is the formation after several days of discoloration of the skin around the area of the burst vein. This ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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In The Right Vein: Sometimes veins get inflamed usually, as you guessed, by minor trauma. They can then get a clot in them and that hurts too for a while. Those small su ... Read More
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
43 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Phlebitis: May be phlebitis (inflammation of the vein) for whatever reason. I suggest one aspirin per day, and a heating pad. Be diligent with the heating pad, ... Read More
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Dr. David Ring
32 years experience Hand Surgery
If : If it's a small thrombosed vein in the skin, it will hurt for a few days and then clear up. If there are no signs of anything worse, i would give it ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
44 years experience Pediatrics
Vein bursting: If you are experiencing increasing amounts of bruising, there are a few concerns. One would be if your blood is unusually thin. This can be because of ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
5 years experience Family Medicine
Pen hole?: Uncertain of the explanation of your problem but perhaps some of the iron from the hammer heads chipped off and went into your wrist. A simple x-ray w ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anhkiet Tran
15 years experience Urgent Care
Bruise: If nothing happened, then you did not. If the bruise looks worse, then yes, you did reopen the bleeding source.
A 17-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Common/not a problem: Some veins are tied down in such a way that trauma will crack them open. If so there will be blood ooze into the area producing local swelling. The bl ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Broken blood vessel: There may be discoloration by tomorrow. The rule of thumb, however, is any pain/bleeding/swelling should be evaluated by a physician. In the meantim ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Not to worry: you have a "contusion" or "bruising" and hit the nerve as well as the veins in your wrist. ICE is the best INITIAL treatment followed by HEAT after th ... Read More
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