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A 33-year-old female asked:

L subclavian vein stenosis not tx. left jaw,lip,ear etc turns pins&needles/numb whenswimming. trigeminal neuralgia too. ? paraesthesia vascular. ? why

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Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Vein?: If the stenotic vein is severe enough to affect health, you would more likely have left sided pain, swelling in the arm, bluish tint to the fingers. Symptoms you're describing might be associated with a stenotic ARTERY (especially if there is "steal" syndrome). If it is the vein that has been stenotic, one can trust the decision not to treat, but could also expect spinal xray series or mri check

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