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A 42-year-old female asked:

Sharp pain in puffy vein by achilles. later sudden feeling of wet and liquid running in my sole but nothing to see. hematomas in hands same day. why?

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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Pain Management 36 years experience
Potentially serious: Already on iron=good.Concerned about "puffy vein" followed by 'liquid running'.Anemia could be cause of hematomas, do you have tiny hematomas anywhere (petechiae)?Could be indication of thrombocytopenia (low platelets) or other serious blood disorder. Hypermobility also significant as it indicates connective tissue weakness & blood vessels can burst (Marfan v Ehlers-Danlos). See dr. IMMEDIATELY.

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