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Pain in vein in neck left side

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 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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Family Medicine 49 years experience
Not dangerous: unless red, hot or tender. Veins vary in size and pressure, depending on position and skin color/thickness.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 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
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Vascular Surgery 21 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.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Likely just : a normal variant but see doctor if it gets worse
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Roberts
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Somewhat hard to say, but not uncommon. I’d recommend a follow-up visit with whomever placed your stents to be certain they have not clotted/stenosed ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 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
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
A Verified Doctoranswered
60 years experience
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
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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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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Normal: Veins get bigger when you breath in because the pressure in your chest increases and blood for that brief period in the vein backs up. Same reason whe... Read More
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