A member asked:

My boyfriends veins have two hard marble size bulges in them could it be a blood clot?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Ghiath Kashlan answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

What are the location of veins? Is it painful? Any reddness or cord-like feeling over the vein? Might need to rule out phlebitis.

Answered Apr 24, 2015



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Dr. Mario Diana answered

Specializes in Plastic Surgery

Direct vein trauma can cause veins to swell and clot, leading to "knots". Usually the veins scar down and close, but can also become infected and tender.

Answered Jul 30, 2012



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