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Pharr, TX
A 24-year-old female asked:

Swollen vein on left hand next to nuckel of my pointer finger..huts a bit when touched...did not injure in any way?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 36 years experience
Clotted vein but why: Thisnisnprobably caused by a superficial clotted drain. Motrin may help as well as compresses. It is very unusual to for, these without prior trauma, infection, coagulopathy, etc i would recommend discussi g this with your physician.
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 37 years experience
Phlebitis: Phlebitis is inflammation of a vein. Trauma can be not noted and a vien can also be thrombosed.
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Last updated Apr 24, 2018

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