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A 20-year-old female asked:

I have a small spot on my thumb where the thumb and the hand connect where a green vein is under the skin & it's itchy :/?

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Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Broken Capillary: It sounds like you have an inflamed vein or broken capillary - with resolving ecchymosis giving it a greenish color. Itching is caused by inflammation. try cool compresses and/or 1% Hydrocortisone cream. Your symptoms should resolve with time. Take care!
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