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Pulsating vein in ankle

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Ankle: The inside of your ankle is the medial malleolus or end of your tibia. On the back side of the bone are two tendons tibialis pos, flexor digitorum lon... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
The good news is: You were examined for the most dangerous thing a clot. Now,follow up with an orthopedist to figure out if there is any structural issues with the knee... Read More
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
Wound care 36 years experience
Inflamed veins: Pain in calfs with a heavy feeling can be caused by venous congestion or inflammation. Another possibility is a cellulitis if your legs are warm or ho... Read More
Dr. Michael Genkin
Podiatry 12 years experience
Check your nerves: I suggest checking your nerves with NCV test of the lower extremity.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Arterial pressure.: It's not clear if the two recent injuries were to your foot, specifically the top of your foot. Veins generally don't pulsate, at least not like an ar... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
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Inflammation: When veins throb, it is usually when someone is standing and the veins are inflamed. Typically, lying down at night makes them feel better. If your ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Vascular Surgery 9 years experience
Get Evaluated by Doc: This must be evaluated by a vascular surgeon. The first step is differentiating between a superficial artery and a vein. If it is a vein, it may have ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Pulsing: It wouldn't be a vein that pulsates and it's doubtful that a prominent arterial pulse would be felt in that area. Perhaps you are feeling the twitchin... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
Radiology 41 years experience
Possible clot: Not a diagnosis i like to make without an exam. However, these symptoms can be associated with deep vein thrombosis (dvt). It would be unusual unless... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Brockenbrough
Thoracic Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: You chronic venous insufficiency by history. You are at increased risk for pulmonary embolism. You should be evaluated for DVT. This can be done non-i... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 47 years experience
Not to worry.: The malfunctioning valve probably has no relationship to the bruise and throbbing in your leg. The bruise is secondary to injuring the area and having... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
best to get it : Checked in the unlikely event that you have a dvt. But since DVT can lead to serious complications and are treatable, please call you doctor monday.

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