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La Salle, IL
A 29-year-old female asked:

I have what looks like a dark vein on my perineum and it has a bubble on it. what could this be? it's painful to touch and is hard

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Painful vein: Small blood clots in superficial blood vessels can cause pain when touched. They are not dangerous, and the clot will usually dissolve in a few days at most. Hot baths are helpful, and can stimulate local circulation which can speed the resolution of the clot.
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Last updated Aug 3, 2014

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