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Is a bruise caused by a blown vein?

Is a bruise caused by a blown vein?

Possible: Bruise can be a sign a damage muscle, blood vessels, fracture, or even internal organ injury. ...Read more

Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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I have a red rash up your arm after a blown vein, is that a concern?

I have a red rash up your arm after a blown vein, is that a concern?

You may: Have cellulitis, so you should probably have it checked by a doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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I got a tooth (19) extracted wednesday, today thursday 1 day since. I noticed some blown veins under my tongue, and some swelling. Anything to worry?

I got a tooth (19) extracted wednesday, today thursday 1 day since. I noticed some blown veins under my tongue, and some swelling. Anything to worry?

Probably not: Look at both sides under your tongue, if it looks the same then most likely your natural anatomy. If one side is reder, it is possible that the suction got on the tissue and just caused a little localized bleeding. Check with your dentist at the post op visit. ...Read more

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father had a blown vein from a hospital stay. He is now in a rehab ctr, and it looks worse. Infected, open wound. Chrmn's village doesn't seem to care?

father had a blown vein from a hospital stay. He is now in a rehab ctr, and it looks worse. Infected, open wound. Chrmn's village doesn't seem to care?

See below: Visit your father frequently and ask to speak to the nursing staff and/or physicians in charge if you have any concern about the treatment being given. The staff will be more attentive when they know a family member is actively involved in your fathers care. Ask if the center has a Patient Advocate you can speak with. Each state also has a Long-Term Care Ombudsman to investigate complaints. ...Read more

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How long for cellulitis of the hand (spread to mid wrist) 2 heal for a patient w a weakened immune system? Caused by blown vein post-IV. On cephalexin

How long for cellulitis of the hand (spread to mid wrist) 2 heal for a patient w a weakened immune system? Caused by blown vein post-IV. On cephalexin

TimeHealsAllWounds: Hard to say. Depends on the severity of the infection, whether the infection had extended inside the vein, the degree of your immunosuppression and the susceptibility of the infection to the cephalexin.Healing tends to be slower at first then accelerate as healing progresses. But for a very general ballpark estimate for you, expect the majority to heal over 2 weeks, then more over the next 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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I think someone may have blown my vein trying to inject me with meth. They didn't actually inject it, but 2 days later it is very bruised/swollen?

I think someone may have blown my vein trying to inject me with meth. They didn't actually inject it, but 2 days later it is very bruised/swollen?

Without preaching:: This person doesn't know what they are doing, and obviously by doing this they are threatening your health in a variety of ways, the least of which is blowing your vein.
Please get help to get off the stuff, and to make sure that this is not an infection in your veins that could then infect your heart, brain, other organs permanently or kill you. Meanwhile, apply heat for comfort. Good luck 2U ...Read more

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Had cardiac CT scan w/ contrast vein blown arm swollen and painful. What should I do for it?

Had cardiac CT scan w/ contrast vein blown arm swollen and painful. What should I do for it?

Blown vein: I recommend seeing a physician to assess your arm and make sure you do not have complications from contrast injuring the tissues in you arm. Here is a link to read more on blown veins. Https://www. Google. Com/amp/s/www. Belmarrahealth. Com/blown-vein-causes-symptoms-treatment/amp/ ...Read more

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Can an IV cause vein damage?

Can an IV cause vein damage?

IV vein damage.: Iv's can cause vein damage either by the iv itself injuring the vein or by the solution passed through the IV which can irritate the vein causing it to clot or become inflammed. ...Read more

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Can IV have caused vein damage?

Can IV have caused vein damage?

IV vein damage: In order for an IV to enter a vein it has to damage the vein (every time it's placed). Luckily our veins are pretty hardy and they usually recover and heal these injuries. Sometimes we are not so lucky and they clot where they were punctured or rarely even become infected. Compared to the number of IVs placed the percent of complications is pretty low. ...Read more

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Can your body create new veins?

Can your body create new veins?

Yes.: Our bodies have the ability to create new veins and it does it all the time. In fact, people with spider and varicose veins often complain about new vein formation if veins recur following sclerotherapy or varicose vein treatment. Even people who develop clots in veins frequently have new veins grow around the clots. ...Read more

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My veins hurt after working out?

Swollen muscles: When you workout your muscle your muscles swell a bit and accumulate Lactic Acid. The superficial veins on top of your muscles are drained / drain into deep veins through these muscles. They superficial veins just don't drain quite as well, and tend to accumulate the Lactic Acid which can cause soreness. You might try compression sleeves to see if that helps. ...Read more

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What is portal vein obstruction.

What is portal vein obstruction.

Portal vein: Is the vein that collects the blood reach in absorbed fatty particles, protein particles and sugars form the entire gut and will bring all these to the liver that will process them. Obstruction means that the the flow in this vein is "obstructed" it depends however where is the location: b4 the liver, in the liver or above the liver. Hope a gstroenterologist is overlooking this case... ...Read more

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What causes pain in your veins?

What causes pain in your veins?

Veins: First of all which veins, second of all are you sure it is your veins? ...Read more

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How is vein (jugular) examined?

How is vein (jugular) examined?

Several ways: On physical exam the examiner can observe the pulsations in the neck. This requires some skill and not all physicians are experienced in this. A Doppler test can evaluate the flow in the internal jugular veins. Computed tomography can also evaluate the venous flow when contrast is injected. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I have cyste in my varicous veins?

I have cyste in my varicous veins?

Bulging Veins.: Varicose veins are bulging grape-like appearing veins which are most commonly seen on the legs. They may look like cysts but are not. These are due to leaking (refluxing) valves usually in the saphenous system. The gold standard of treatment is to have a venous reflux ultrasound to both diagnose and form a treatment plan. You should see a vein specialist. ...Read more

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I notice that my veins are fading?

I notice that my veins are fading?

Drink fluids: Veins can fade for number reasons such as body position and hydration status. This is a normal response however it could also be a sign of dehydration. ...Read more

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Do human veins enlarge with aging?

Do human veins enlarge with aging?

Usually not: Hoever with aging especially in the hands and arms as we loose fat padding under the skin and as the skin gets sinner, the veins will look bulging more.
Of course if you develop varicose vein in the legs they will get bigger than a sop called normal vein. ...Read more

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Can MS cause central vein occlusion?

Can MS cause central vein occlusion?

Must disagree: This is a bandwagon that seems trendy, but the overwhelming evidence so far suggests that the blocks in the jugular and azygous veins draining into the neck, can be seen in normals as well as ms patients, and there is absolutely no backup congestion blood products found in the brain. This is a risky and absolutely unnecessary procedure, in spite of numerous advocates. No effect on ms. ...Read more

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How can I treat this vein pain stuff?

How can I treat this vein pain stuff?

Vein specialist.: If you are having symptoms related to veins then you should see a vein specialist for a full evaluation and recommendations as to treatment and prevention. Go to the American College of Phlebology website for info. ...Read more

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Why do weightlifters' veins stick out?

Easy question!: For lifting any weight, we stop breathing, we bear down, contract the abdominal muscles and the diaphragm as also during a bm or child birth. Suddenly, the beneficial negative thoracal pressure becomes very high making venous blood flow stop and veins will bulge in the face, head, chest, arms, legs. The higher the lifted weight, the more it is done, the more veins with time will stick out! ...Read more

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What causes my veins to be so prominent?

What causes my veins to be so prominent?

Many possiblities: There are many possibilities why vein may be more visible. Standing on feet for a longer amount of time for several days, increased hydration, but one common cause is pregnancy. Veins also tend to be more visible in thin or fair skinned individual. If it a concern please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Why are my veins all the sudden visible?

Why are my veins all the sudden visible?

Probably normal.: Veins can enlarge and shrink for many reasons most commonly levels of hydration, genetics, aging, sun exposure, temperature changes and even skin color being more prominent in fair skinned people. Most commonly what you are experiencing is a normal variation but you probably should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation so that they could examine you and answer all of your questions. ...Read more

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How can I treat & cure my varicous veins?

How can I treat & cure my varicous veins?

Seek a vein doctor: Usually, the the source of the problem can be diagnosed with ultrasound. Develop a treatment plan with a specialist. Expect multiple visits but minimal discomfort. ...Read more

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What makes your veins darker than usual?

What makes your veins darker than usual?

Normal.: 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 more

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What are the symptoms of an infected vein?

Infected veins: The symptoms of an infected vein would be pain or tenderness along the veins and the signs of an infected vein would be swelling, redness, drainage from the vein or even pus around the vein. Often times fever would also be present. If there is any question of a vein infection, you should see a physician. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my veins so visible?

I'm wondering why are my veins so visible?

Normal.: 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 more

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Why are my veins all of a sudden visible?

Why are my veins all of a sudden visible?

Probably normal.: Veins can enlarge and shrink for many reasons most commonly levels of hydration, genetics, aging, sun exposure, temperature changes and even skin color being more prominent in fair skinned people. Most commonly what you are experiencing is a normal variation but you probably should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation so that they could examine you and answer all of your questions. ...Read more

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Random bump on vein. What could that mean?

Soft veins: As you know, veins are very soft, so having a bump is unusual. Unless the area is red and tender, what you are feeling is probably something in the same area that is causing the bump such as a cyst on a tendon. Depending on the area you are feeling this. There are lots of structures that run under, next to or as part of the vein as it travels. Observe this unless it has other symptoms that worsen. ...Read more