Doctor insights on:
Arm Turning Blue
My hands are turning grey/blue. I have a family history of ms, and I have burning pain in my arm. Should I go to the hospital?
I have a blue dot on my arm I've had it for a couple years now and it hasn't grown or anything. What could it be?
Blue Nevus: This sounds like a blue nevus, which is usually a benign, blue-colored, mole that people may have their entire life. If it changes in size, color, or appearance in any way it should be seen immediately by your doctor. ...Read more
I have a blue spot the size of a freckle on my arm, and I've just now noticed it. What could this be?
When I carry my purse, my entire arm turns blue. Its very noticeable to my whole family. My purse is small, weighs about 3lbs. What is causing this?
Bluish: YOu need to be examined to determine why the arm is turning blue. No way to tell from out here. ...Read more
Suddenly I can see blue viens in my arms? They are not blauging I can just see them now should I be concerned?
Veins: This is usually a normal finding that is more common with aging. Expect it to be no concern ...Read more
Fell three weeks ago landed on my arm, it was swollen a couple days and a little black and blue, arm still hurt arm does not hurt if at 90 degree angle but when I extend arm or bring in less than 90 degree angle arm hurt at front crease part of elbow
You: You could try simple measures such as over-the-counter medication, like Ibuprofen or aleve; however, it seems to me that it might be worth your while to seek additional input from your primary care physician. Three weeks is a rather lengthy time to have persistent loss of motion of the elbow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you feel: Also that the vein is firm, can't be collapsed you may have a clot in the vein. Did you give blood, was blood taken for a test, was the vein used for IV medications, was trauma involved, was you arm pit examined, was thoracic outlet syndrome excluded, etc. Etc. So many things that only a good md could look for and detect. Before treatment is diagnosis... Se a doctor... ...Read more
Noticed veins in my upper left arm and really visible by color. Like really blue. Is this normal?
Maybe: If Lou bangs in one arm have been present all your life is probably normal if in both arms probably normal if this is new or any discomfort it it's abnormal you need to see if physician in person to determine this ...Read more
I have a huge blue vein going from center of my chest towerds my arm and going up my neck should I be concerned?
Suddenly the veins in my arm are very noticeably blue, showing through my skin. Normally not very noticeable. I am med. Brown. Reasons why?
It is likely that: Your skin is getting thinner or previous tanning or darkening of the skin is getting lighter. It is unlikely that this represents a change in the color of the blood or the blood vessels themselves. Given your history of eye issues it might also represent a change in your color vision rather than a change in the color of the veins themselves. ...Read more
A marble size knot popped up suddenly in top of my hand then swole &its blue, I did not hurt or ingure it then later the same hapened iny other arm?
Busted vein?: Has it gone away with time? Its unusual for this to happen without trauma but it happens. If it hurts or your hand functions not normally it's best to see a doctor. Onelook is worth a thousand words. ...Read more
Multiple black and blues in one arm only. No injuries. No other symptoms. Hx. Of dialysis, still have the shunts in the arm. Two months ago, hip fract?
Aspirin culprit: But you need it to keep shunt open. Show to nurse. ...Read more
Probably nothing: Doubt it is seriousGet a more detailed answer ›
Vascular tumor: This small mobile painless mass is most likely a vascular tumor. It is benign. Unless it grows or becomes painful you do not have to worry about it. It would not hurt to show it to a primary care physician so that he/she has a baseline to follow this tumor each time you visit. ...Read more
Woke up with Pain in crease of right arm and my veins are way more blue than the left arm. Could something be wrong?
Could anxiety or pannik attack give me pain in my left arm and chest? My arm hurts 30' and the pain appears out of the blue!
Noticed quite a few new blue visible veins all over body, but especially on inside of right arm. Sign of dehydration or something more serious?
Probably not serious: Dehydration is very common. Signs of dehydration include feeling thirty, dry mouth, poor skin tone, light-headedness, decreased urination. More severe dehydration may cause headache, stomach pain, and/or passing out. Drink lots of water. Try to keep yourself well hydrated by never allowing yourself to feel thirsty. If the blue veins are no longer visible, then it probably is dehydration. ...Read more