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Can any complications occur If a clot in one of the saphenous veins goes undiagnosed and the vein is stripped from the leg?

Can any complications occur If a clot in one of the saphenous veins goes undiagnosed and the vein is stripped from the leg?

Saphanous vein.: Saphanous vein is a superficial vein. Normally we don't anticolate clots in the saphanous vein. Even if the vein was stripped with a clot within it. It can theoretically be pushed forward during the stripping process depending on the technique used. ...Read more

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If I get cramps more now that I have varicose veins, is that a sign of complications?

If I get cramps more now that I have varicose veins, is that a sign of complications?

Possible: Venous insufficiency can lead to cramping in the lower extremities as well as other symptoms to include, pain, aching swelling, restless legs, heaviness, fatigue and even skin changes such as eczema and pigmentation changes. ...Read more

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What are the risks and complication of pulmonary vein isolation in afib and are there indicatiins incase of paroxysmal afib in 73 hypertensive male?

What are the risks and complication of pulmonary vein isolation in afib and are there indicatiins incase of paroxysmal afib in 73 hypertensive male?

Ablation: Ablation techniques for treatment of afib vary but the great majority of patients have no serious complications and have good results. A cardiologist, especially an ep specialist, will evaluate whether a patient is a good candidate for ablation therapy. ...Read more

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Hi doc. .... may I know what are heart conditions we should check for in deep vein thrombosis patients and complications.... thanku. .. :)?

Hi doc. .... may I know what are heart conditions we should check for in deep vein thrombosis patients and complications.... thanku. .. :)?

Heart: Heart is not typically affected in DVT and does not need to be checked, unless it is believed that a concomitant, not related, heart condition is present. Pulmonary embolism is a notorious, deadly sometimes, complication of DVT and that can cause heart strain. ...Read more

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Why does a vein visibly move?

Why does a vein visibly move?

Connective tissue: Veins (in the hands, especially) tend to be fixed only at branching points. Tough connective tissue holding them in one place is only present in certain anatomical locations. In the rest of the hand and arms, the veins may "roll" or move through the tissue plane they are in. This is totally normal. ...Read more

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How do I help heal a cut vein?

How do I help heal a cut vein?

Pressure and time: All venous bleeding will stop with pressure, elevation, and time. That said, active bleeding should be evaluated, and while you are holding pressure you should seek help. ...Read more

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Can I pop a vein from yelling?

Can I pop a vein from yelling?

Maybe: A small blood vessel in your eye. Neck vein may get engorged but they will not "pop" when you yell mainly the upper body veins register an increase pressure, but as I said besides the eyes I have not heard of any other place by simply yelling... ...Read more

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How to know if you cut a vein?

How to know if you cut a vein?

You bleed: Although some bleeding is usual after a traumatic puncture or laceration, the way to identify if you damaged a big vessel is by the amount of bleeding and the difficulty in stopping the bleeding. If you damaged a vein you would see that blood flow is continuous while if you damaged an artery the blood flow would be pulsatile. ...Read more

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What could an inflamed vein mean?

What could an inflamed vein mean?

Phlebitis: An inflamed vein is another name for superficial phlebitis. This can occur for many reasons but is commonly due to IV insertions, medications and even sclerotherapy. The vein becomes tender and hard. Initial treatment is with warm compresses, and anti-inflammlatories. If this doesn't resolve it, then evacuation or even local excision of the vein can be done but usually at a later time. ...Read more

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How to know if you popped a vein?

Swelling bruise: A 'popped vein' may mean that the vein 'leaked'. Veins are tubes containing blood -so they don't pop like a balloon. However, if a vein is injured -usually a direct impact or injury - the vein can 'suddenly' leak. In that case, you would experience a rapidly developing bruise with swelling and sometimes pain. A normal vein clots quickly, so the leak will stop limiting the swelling. ...Read more

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Is yerba mate good for vein problems?

Is yerba mate good for vein problems?

No.: Horse chestnut is the only herb that *might* help very mild vein problems. Otherwise, elevate your legs, walk regularly, wear compression stocking and maintain a normal weight. And see a vein specialist (phlebologist). ...Read more

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Is prominent vein danger to body???

Is prominent vein danger to body???

NO: NO (with a few RARE exceptions (eg in the stomach or esophagus) Hope this helps! DR Z ...Read more

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How do you know if a vein is damaged?

How do you know if a vein is damaged?

Black and blue.: If a vein is damaged from trauma, usually you will see discoloration of the skin either immediately after the injury or several days later. This occurs from blood escaping from the vein and leaking into the skin. Initially this may be dark (black and blue) and over several days as the body absorbs the blood, the color changes to yellow and then resolves. ...Read more

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Could putting ice on your vein hurt you?

No harm: Water ice will not cause any harm, even if placed overtop and obvious vein. ...Read more

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What is the best way to heal a cut vein?

What is the best way to heal a cut vein?

It depends: If its a small vein you might do nothing. If it is a large vein it might have to be repaired by a vascular surgeon in the operasting room. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a collapsed vein?

What are the symptoms of a collapsed vein?

No flow: I assume you mean a vein that recently had a needle or iv. Veins may collapse or blow when fluid goes through them or blood is drawn from them. Phlebitis, inflammation of the vein, or a lumpy spot called a thrombosis may result. Neither is serious. Both are treated with warm compress and advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. ...Read more

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Why is it that some peoples vein pop so much?

Why is it that some peoples vein pop so much?

Depends on cause: Varicose veins sometimes make veins 'pop' or become noticeable on the skin surface. These veins often look abnormally 'twisty' or like odd bulges on the skin surface. Sometimes veins bulge to help us regulate body temperature, like after exercise or when it is hot outside. And, sometimes they appear to 'pop' out because the person has less body fat or soft tissue - weight lifters are an example. ...Read more

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How longdoes ittake for a broken vein to heal?

Usually 7 to 10 days: If a vein is bruised this usually results in bleeding either under the skin to form a hematoma (trapped clotted blood) or from the skin directly. Veins injured below the skin with a hematoma will take about 7 to 10 days to heal while a vein bleeding from the skin will usually stop with direct pressure and heal within 5 to 7 days. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can cut without hitting a vein?

Can I tell me how I can cut without hitting a vein?

Impossible: Veins - small and large - cover the entire surface of your skin. If you are cutting yourself, it would be useful for you to seek professional help from a local mental health facility. This is serious. ...Read more