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Pain in vein in neck left side

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
You should see a doctor in person to evaluate this. My first question is a vein the problem?

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Not dangerous: unless red, hot or tender. Veins vary in size and pressure, depending on position and skin color/thickness.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
Phlebology 30 years experience
Usually normal: When you bend over, there is more pressure on the neck veins so more blood expands them and when you stand back up or lie down, they are smaller. The... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 47 years experience
Normal: Neck veins distend when we lie with our head lower than our heart or when we strain. With straining, the pressure within the chest increases and the ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Vascular Surgery 19 years experience
Maybe: Veins in the neck can be prominent for many normal or abnormal reasons. You should show your doctor who can put this in context with a physical exam.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Likely just : a normal variant but see doctor if it gets worse
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 47 years experience
Normal: Neck veins distend when we lie with our head lower than our heart or when we strain. With straining, the pressure within the chest increases and the ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Well: You may have just pulled a muscle condition called torticolis. Sometimes it comes on suddenly after a night sleep. Sometimes from exercise, if does no... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Probably normal: It may be that you have just noticed something that has been there all along. This is a common occurrence. If you are concerned something is wrong, be... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You should be evaluated by your doctor to find the cause of problem ,it could be thrombosis ,inflammation (phlebitis),etc.

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