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Broken Blood Vessel In Palm Of Hand
I have a broken blood vessel in the ball of my hand. It is the size of a large pea and tender to the touch and aches constantly. Been there 3 weeks.
May need drainage.: What describe sounds like something called a hematoma or trapped blood under the skin especially if the cause was secondary to trauma. Usually this would be raised with surrounding blue or yellow-green skin. If you have had for 3 weeks, this may require drainage or evacuation under local anesthesia. You should see a general or hand surgeon. ...Read more
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
A large bluish lump suddenly appeared on the top of my left hand right about the knuckle, help? Is it a broken blood vessel and a ganglion cysts?
I have gotten blood draw twice on same arm now I feel thirsty and veins on Palm of hand by thumb and center spasms non stop. No pain. What could it be?
My boyfriend grabbed my hand and I hit the palm kind of hard could I have broken a blood vessel or maybe just sprained it?
Maybe: The first thing I have to say is that of the hitting incident was with malice, you need another boyfriend. If you were playing around, then yes, you could have a minor injury that requires no treatment. A major injury would likely be noticed by severe pain or swelling. If this is the case, go to an urgent care center or ER for an evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have a lump on the palm side of my index finger, right on the middle joint. In the past, when I grab something too hard, a lump appears, and I can actually get it to squirt back into the blood vessel by pressing on it. Not this time. It is hard, bigger
Persistent bleeding: Cat scratch to palm is unlikely to do major damage to any blood vessels, BUT, risk of infection is high. Usually cat scratches are treated with antibiotics. I'd suggest seeing a doctor. ...Read more
Supportive care: Rupture of veins are not uncommon. Keep a vigil eye on it. If there is no expansion of blood under the skin, then it should resolve over time. The skin may turn yellow/blue for about two weeks (ecchymosis) , but then should subside. If you are not sure, then have a physician check it out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hit the top of my hand on the corner of a drawer really hard and now my hand is cold all the time and I have pain from the wrist to my elbow. Di I maybe hit a nerve or a blood vessel?
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