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How+to+treat+broken+blood+vessel+in+hand top of hand very swollen and moving into wrist?

How+to+treat+broken+blood+vessel+in+hand top of hand very swollen and moving into wrist?

Depends: Best is to see a doctor to evalute and treat. There are no big arteries on top of hand. So the broken vessel is a vein. If the skin is not broken or cut, then you need to take antibiotic Cipro Floxin 500 mg twice daily for two weeks. If the skin is broken, clean the wound with water, apply Bacitracin ointment and clean dressing. Chang dressing every other day till the wound closes. Also take cipr. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

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

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My daughter was crying really hard on sunday and now she has a broken blood vessel. Is there treatment?

My daughter was crying really hard on sunday and now she has a broken blood vessel. Is there treatment?

It will heal: Hard coughing or crying will often generate enough pressure to cause small blood vessels in the upper body or the white of the eye to leak out red cells. These will heal by themselves over time. ...Read more

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Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis (Checklist)

Stay as active as you can
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Follow your doctor's anticoagulation recommendations
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Elevate your leg, if possible
Daily
Wear your compression
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I noticed a big red spot on my eyeball today and thought it was pink eye, but now think it is a broken blood vessel. Does it require treatment?

I noticed a big red spot on my eyeball today and thought it was pink eye, but now think it is a broken blood vessel. Does it require treatment?

Subconj heme: No treatment required. Blood over the white part of the eye is usually from a broken blood vessel causing a subconjunctival hemorrhage. It is rarely serious. Blood thinning agents like Coumadin and Aspirin can make you more prone to have the problem. High blood pressure and straining can cause it. Rubbing the eye can cause it. Sometimes, no cause is found. See your eye md if concerned. ...Read more

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Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis (Checklist)

Take anticoagulation
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Wear support stockings
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See a vein specialist
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Walk
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What is the treatment for a broken blood vessel in my biceps?

What is the treatment for a broken blood vessel in my biceps?

Rest& time to heal: If it appears to to strain of biceps Small area of bleeding with rest will get absorbed in couple of wks do not ned to be drained , if it is spontaneous need investigation to find the cause , see your doctor ...Read more

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Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis (Checklist)

Take blood thinners as indicated
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Use elastic compression stockings for symptomatic relief
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Drink plenty of fluids
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What is the treatment for a broken blood vessel in my finger?

What is the treatment for a broken blood vessel in my finger?

Ice and pressure: Symptomatic treatment would be ice to the area and compression wrapping with an ace bandage. More importantly, however, is why is this happening to you? Is this do to an injury or to taking blood thinners or do to an underlying blood clotting problem? If symptomatic treatment doesn't help then you should see a hematologist for a clotting evaluation. ...Read more

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