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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
Right arm vein hurts by my wrist. Dr. Says it might be gout but even with meds the pain is still there and so is the swelling. What could it be?
So here's the: Thing, if gout is the presumptive diagnosis a simple tap of the region (tap means doctor taking a sample with needle) would confirm that diagnosis. In the event, it's not gout, an abcess, or infection presents Similiarly, and that should be considered, a clot could develop in a vein, less common in wrist but very painful when it occurs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Having on going superficial clot in my left arm vein for months now. It just pops up and then it goes away. Dr said not to worry. Can this go into dvt?
Superficial clot.: Superficial vein clots are generally not worrisome as they're too small to really do anything bad. Try putting a warm soak onto the area in question twice daily for a while - see if this helps the clot to dissolve. ...Read more
Isolated petechia comes &goes, normal CBC 2 mos ago, bruised arm vein from carrying 30lb baby far. Worried about leukemia but doctors aren't. Ideas?
24y m:arm vein rupture/bluer too & pebblesize mass next to big toe on left. Stomach distend. Physical anxiety. Vomit usual upon wake then fine. Help?
A lot going on: Probably best to make an appointment t be seen by a doctor. ...Read more
Alot of blood taken for potassium issues and miscarriage in past year. No bruises, but lump on arm/vein, will it heal or permanent needle damage?
Had IV in left arm vein 4 weeks ago. Flew to paris from la 3 days ago now vein hurts from inside elbow down to my wrist. What could it be/treatment?
Difficult : To put two together as normal vein do not hurt let along during coughing? Second I do not know whether your anatomic description of "vein is identical what we physicians think veins are. When we are not able to examine the complaining person, sometimes we can't properly answer the question. Please check with your physician. That's the best advise i can give. ...Read more
Not concerning.: The prominence of veins through the skin is affected by many factors including levels of hydration and dehydration, body temperature as well as outside temperature, medications and even levels of stress. Fair skinned people tend to have more easily visible veins than darker individuals and hereditary plays a strong role also. In a healthy person, visible veins are usually not of any concern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer