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A 26-year-old female asked:

I have a hard vein going from my arm pit to my shoulder & my shoulder is a little sore in the same area. is this a blood clot? should i be worried?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Could be: depending on exact location. Only way to know for sure is with careful exam and imaging tests if necessary. Anticoagulants might be advisable, so see a doctor for specific adivce.
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