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Pictures of bursting blood vessel in arm?

Pictures of bursting blood vessel in arm?

Skin: Blood vessels bursting on the skin can be due to various reasons. If this is very unusual, please seek medical attention with yor local pcp and/ or dermatologist. ...Read more

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


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Is it normal to have a blood vessel burst in your arm? I do have heart problems so this worrys me.E

Is it normal to have a blood vessel burst in your arm? I do have heart problems so this worrys me.E

Not normal: It is not normal to have a blood vessel burst anywhere in your body. However, trauma can cause this and , if you are on blood thinners for your heart problems, you will be more prone for the blood vessels to bleed from minimum forms of trauma. Often times, people on medications such as aspirin, coumadin, Plavix and Heparin will show signs of bleeding under the skin. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a burst blood vessel be recurring?

Yes/No: Spider veins in the legs are a common source of spontaneous bleeding, especially when one is heated as with exercise, or taking a hot bath/shower. These can be injected (sclerotherapy) for relief, and more importantly, evaluation of the leg veins with ultrasound is indicated. Should there be axial venous reflux, this can be easily fixed. See www.Phlebology.Org and visit a phlebologist. ...Read more

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Burst blood vessel in my penis how to get it better a bit quicker?

Leave it alone: Just about anything you do can make it worse. It will usually resolve by itself. ...Read more

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Burst blood vessel dangerous in leg, should I be concerned?

Burst blood vessel dangerous in leg, should I be concerned?

Yes: Spontaneous rupture of a vessel in the leg is not normal. You should seek consultation with your primary care physician and consider a referral to a vascular specialist or phlebologist(vein doctor). ...Read more

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Can i fly with burst blood vessel in wrist?

Can i fly with burst blood vessel in wrist?

Yes: A broken blood vessel is usually the result of trauma and it results in bleeding under the skin to foam a black and blue mark (ecchymosis). The blood vessel seals itself and the black and blue resolves over about ten days. There is no contraindication to flying. ...Read more

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