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i have a tiny moveable knot in my vein

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randall Bock
Specializes in General Practice
Not to worry: It will either go away, or remain, but in either event: does not seem serious. Superficial vein, not the type that if it does "move somewhere else" wo ... Read More
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Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Possible small clot.: What you seem to be describing is either a small superficial clot or a small varicose vein. A superficial clot is hard to the touch and usually resol ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: A knot or lump in the scalp or back of the head may be a lymph node or a skin cyst, among other possibilities. A primary care doctor can evaluate, and ... Read More
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Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Back of head ? vein: It would be unusual to have a vein in the back of your head causing you symptoms. Most likely it is not a vein but probably a lymph node or small cys ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Get this looked at: Probably a superficial vein clot, but you want to make sure that no deep vessels are involved placing you are risk of blood clots to you lung. Go see ... Read More
Dr. Suzanne Jones
23 years experience Phlebology
Thrombophlebitis: It sounds like superficial thrombophlebitis - clot and inflammation in a surface vein. It's not as dangerous as a DVT (deep vein thrombosis), which ha ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Any number of things: ...but not something that can be addressed thru Health Tap's free Q & A service. He needs to make an appointment with a doctor who can, not just ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Moon
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Likely benign: Most likely non-cancerous nodule. Could be a prominent epididymis or epididymal cyst. Get checked by your doctor. May need an ultrasound if it's at ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Monica Wood
28 years experience Hand Surgery
It : It is hard to know what is going on without seeing the bumbs. I also don't know your age and family history. It sounds like you are describing varic ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Although small clots can and occur from trauma. More likely you are encountering a valve in the vein in your hand.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Tarleton
55 years experience Fertility Medicine
Phlebitis: IV solutions and IV medications commonly result in venous irritation and a localized sterile phlebitis at the injection site. Self limited, no real r ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Bruise,: Sorry to hear about your bruise. However, what you describe is common. The bruise often spreads and this allows your body to ""clean it up". This may ... Read More
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A 12-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Spider Veins: What you describe sounds like spider veins. These can occur during teenage years and there is a strong genetic relationship with them. Trauma can al ... Read More

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