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Bulging Vein In Ankle
Pain in foot: The pain in the ball of the foot is unlikely due to varicose veins, even though he may have varicose veins. More likely reason for the pain may be due to a localized foot issue, and as such I would recommend evaluation by podiatrist. Also trauma to the area may be the source of this pain, again podiatrist would be able to determine that. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Hard cord up leg from outside ankle. Suspect this is SSV. Also have a bulging vein/tributary originate in same area and ascends medially. What vein?
Swelling back leg isolated below gastrocnemius to ankle. MRI, arteriovenous US normal.Tightness both sides of leg near ankle w/ dorsiflex. Tendonitis?
Short Saphenous vein: This vein would be the most likely one that you would easily see. You would not see any arterial structures in the back of the lower leg. ...Read more
Can, partially occlusive chronic thrombosis of lef saphenous in the calf and small saphenous vein proximal and mid calf, cause deep vein thrombosis?
How can I have a ultrasound in the lower extremity that revealed venous insufficiency in the saphenous vein but no varicose vein?
The : The peroneal vein is one of several veins in the lower leg that are collectively referred to as "deep veins." clots can form in these veins in a variety of circumstances, including prolonged bedrest, long airline flights, trauma, or exposure to agents like birth control pills. Some people are at risk for clots because of abnormalities in their blood. If you have peroneal clots, you should be evaluated for a clotting disorder and it may be appropriate for you to take some blood thinning agents. These are issues that you should definitely discuss with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Veins : the greater saphenous and lesser saphenous veins. Greater saohenous along the medial side or inside - from the groin to the foot/ ankle and the lesser saphenous along the lateral or outside of the ankle. ...Read more
Twitching and and pain in calf and back of knee on left leg. Bulging veins in foot as well. Could this be a dvt?
Not impossible: Stacy, the twitching sounds more like a muscle spasm, but DVT is not impossible, especially if you have risk factors (recent travel, birth control, smoking, recent hospitalizations). It might be a good idea to visit your doctor and get an ultrasound. If you develop chest pain or difficulty breathing, this could be sign of a pulmonary embolism (lung clot), and you should go to the ER. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varicose veins on l leg with vein valve in groin not functioning. Ran into something now bruise on thigh with throbbing pain down whole leg. Worry?
Report says:partially occlusive chronic thrombosis of lef saphenous in the calf and small saphenous vein proximal and mid calf. Please explain?Thanks.
loss of fat: Subcutaneous fat naturally atrophies over time. Think of the difference between the cheeks of a baby and a 90 year old man. These make veins which are normally occurring in the hand more visible. These can be removed, for cosmetic reasons, by a vein specialist or phlebologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varicose veins.: Varicose veins are a result of malfunctioning valves usually in the saphenous system. The first step in treatment would be to obtain a venous reflux ultrasound to make the diagnosis and help plan treatment which could be laser or radiofreqency closure of the valves usually with microphlebectomies and possible sclerotherapy or ultrasound directed sclerotherapy. You should see a vein specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have varicose veins & saphenous vein valve not working. Why worse when using compression stocking or sitting/elevating leg? Heaviness, tingling foot.
Varicose vein Rx.: Varicose veins are due to malfunctioning (refluxing) valves of the saphenous system of veins. Wearing compression hose is a medical management of the veins but it does not treat the underlying valve problem. If compression does not improve your systems or worsens them then you require a closure procedure to seal the leaking valves. See a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation and treatment ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnose in 2014 with arthritis in neck/back and lumbar spondylosis.Having swelling in lower back/ ankle/knee /muscle spasms/shooting pain down leg?
I would see a back: specialist, such as spine orthopedic or neurosurgeon, for sciatica and spinal stenosis in the lumbar spine. You will need MRI and/or CT myelograms. If left untreated or undiagnosed, spinal stenosis will debilitate you and push towards non-elective surgery which is never a good thing. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Pain behind knee cap. Bulging foot veins. Leg hurts when pressure applied. Cramping in calf and thigh. Neg ddimer and ultrasound. What could it be?
Chondromalac/compart: When knees develop early tendonitis change, there can be periods of flare where inflammation and pain can develop behind the kneecap due to cartilage tears. This is also called patellar chondromalacia.There is also concern for compartment syndrome given your vascular complaints. It is thus best to see a Sports Medicine &/or Vascular MD to diagnose what is going on and make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more
Two protruding dots on anterior lower leg. They stick out more when flexing leg. Is this common of varicose veins, aneurism, or myofascial hernia?
I have stage 4 chondromalgia in both knees with stable varicose veins in the left knee as well and right paracentral disc protrusion in t8-11 meaning?
You have three diffe: -rent problems, that are not related to each other. ...Read more
I found a varicose vein midway down my left leg (it's pretty much a large, bulging vein, blue-y/green?
Close leaking valves: Varicose veins are a result of malfunctioning valves usually in the saphenous system. The first step in treatment would be to obtain a venous reflux ultrasound to make the diagnosis and help plan treatment which could be laser or radiofreqency closure of the valves usually with microphlebectomies and possible sclerotherapy or ultrasound directed sclerotherapy. You should see a vein specialist. ...Read more