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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
It is ok.: Trauma to an area will many times cause a vein to be injured and burst resulting in bleedind from the vein into the surrounding tissues resulting in a ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Go to Dr.: What part of the arm? Prominent veins most of the time are not serious unless is only one arm and associated to swelling, pain or redness or caused by ... Read More
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Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
30 years experience Phlebology
Veins expand: It would be very unusual for normal veins on arms to rupture. See a phlebologist if you are concerned www.Phlebology.Org.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Black and blue: If a vein should burst then what you will see is the formation of discoloration of the skin around the area of the burst vein. This is what we call a ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
26 years experience Family Medicine
Get it CHECKED OUT: If pain in a limb is affecting your ability to use that arm - it definitely could be nerve related or other things. The only way to know for sure is ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Requires exam: to make a diagnosis: If a vein burst, you would have extrere pain and discoloration. Seee local PCP for exam.
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Breast MRI: Unfortunately that occasionally happens with IV injections, it is very uncomfortable. However, the IV contrast is a critical component of a breast MR ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
29 years experience Family Medicine
Sounds like: some of your symptoms may be related to your fibromyalgia. It does not look like you are taking any medication for this. If you are having swelling/ ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
30 years experience Phlebology
Do you want more?: If you want to see more veins, people with low body fat who lift weights seem to dilate their blood vessels more over time so you can see them, as we ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sonja Stiller-martin
26 years experience Emergency Medicine
See below: Ice or cool compresses and compression over the area will help decrease the size of the vessel quickly - but are temporary treatments. The big questio ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
As you use: the muscles in your forearm/hand blood circulation increases! This blood resturn to your heart using the VEINS! That is most probably the reason they ... Read More
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