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 :/?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Jeffrey Levine answered
31 years experience Family Medicine
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!
Answered on Sep 30, 2015
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