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hard vein on rib cage

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Difficult: To say without exam. Best to get this one checked out as it should not hurt if nothing.
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Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
CHECK IT: See your doctor for a good exam.

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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Pain in vein: You should have it evaluated by your internist and they may evaluate it with a sonogram to rule out a clot of some kind that is causing the enlargemen ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joe Golowa
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Collateral veins: Non specific and would need an exam but could be related to central vein blockage. Bodybuilder can get them. Would follow up with md.
A female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spider veins: Visible "spider" veins represent veins which have lost their valvular competence, and are dilated (widened) which makes the blood contained in them st ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Telangiectasia: These tiny capillaries or venules, often called spider veins, are usually benign. However, since they can be caused by liver disease,I recommend seein ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Bruises: If there has been no trauma to these areas you may be dealing with spontaneous bleeding into the skin caused by bone marrow pathology including amyloi ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ferro
27 years experience Urgent Care
Painful hard lump: Dear riana, the possible causes of a 'painful hard lump' includes everything from an abcess (a boil) to sebaceous cyst to hematoma, and even benig ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Bone spur: The usual cause of superficial lump is lypoma. Rarely could it be a small bony growth or neuroma. A lypoma is usually painless, freely mobile, and re ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ferro
27 years experience Urgent Care
Have them go to a MD: Dear lefty, while your intentions may be good, you obviously should not be trying to remove a hard lump from under your friends rib cage for a gre ... Read More

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