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Large veins on arms

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
35 years experience Phlebology
Several options: True varicose veins cannot appear on the arms. Varicose veins of the legs can be treated by several different therapies, depending on the exact detail ... Read More
Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
20 years experience Vascular Surgery
Many options: Varicose veins can be treated -- in addition to compression socks, minimally invasive techniques exist including laser, sclerotherapy, and micro-phle ... Read More
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Dr. John Oren
Dr. John Oren answered
41 years experience General Surgery
Several options...: There are several options available including laser, phlebectomy, and sclerotherapy.You should consult with a vein specialist for available options.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Lumps: All lumps need to be examined by your doctor. They may be cysts or something more important. In any case, please see your doctor for help and peace ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter H'doubler
40 years experience Vascular Surgery
Venous obstruction: The veins could be collateral vessels that are prominent because of venous obstruction in the shoulder. This is most likely caused by a venous thromb ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Santin
15 years experience Vascular Surgery
Central stenosis: This could possibly be related to a stenosis (or narrowing) of the veins in the center of the chest or in the top of the arm. A vascular specialist c ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Oweida
38 years experience Vascular Surgery
Svc syndrome: Could be blockage of the main vein in the chest.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Neuro vs vascular: There are two types of thoracic outlet syndrome: neurological and vascular. When nerves are compressed symptoms are: numbness, pain and weakness. Vas ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Phlebitis.: This is inflammation of your vessel and should be treated with warm compresses and an anti inflammatory medicine like Motrin if you can take that. If ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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If: Ur are sure it is a vein (blueish color) and there is no skin redness around it and if u can make the veins disappear, well at lease fade and get smal ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Fischer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Possible phlebitis: You may be experiencing a condition called phlebitis - or an inflammation of a vein. Phlebitis can be caused by a thrombus ( blood clot), trauma (nee ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Arm pain: I suggest you mention it to your doctor and take this seriously, especially if you have risk factors for heart disease, such as a family history, high ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No if it was an aneu: -rysm, it is a arterial condition, so if it was, U would feel it pulsate. This is most likely a connection 2 the deeper veins called a perforator, &am ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Conner
25 years experience Family Medicine
Go to ER: Please go to hospital to be evaluated. I am still worried about blood clot.
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