A 32-year-old female asked:
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the inside of my right calf is painful to the touch and warm. i think i can feel a small lump. i have had three kids and have some spider veins in my calves, and my mother has varicose veins. should i be going to urgent care to see if i have a blood cl

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Superficial: vein phlebitis is probably what it is. Call your doctor who knows your medical history . If you can not a get a hold of your doctor by phone go to urgent care get checked and tested to rule out dvt.
Answered on Jun 20, 2015
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Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
YES!!! Seek immediate evaluation...
Jun 20, 2015
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Calf tender!!: Seek immediate examination and doppler exam.....
Answered on Jun 22, 2015

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Photos needed: Impossible to say what they might be without a good look. Do a virtual consult with photos.

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