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Conservative: If your eye otherwise feels relatively normal but looks terribly "tomato ketchup" red, you likely have a subconjunctival hemorrhage. Usually these are a result of mechanical (rubbing) mechanism but some are from sneezing, coughing, & straining. If you take Aspirin or other anticoagulants, they are more common. Artificial tears are adequate for soothing. If itchy eye component, then try Zaditor™ ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
A few days ago i noticed the main vein on underside of my lwrist was tender & raised. The next day it was also hard & was red around it. Busted vein?
Maybe phlebitis..: I suspect you may have some inflammation in the vein caused by some clotting--phlebitis. Possible trauma/prolonged pressure to the vein area causing the clot to form. Recent iv/injection, scratches from cat/dog, rose-thorn, or even bug-bite can do so. Certainly we worry about risk of infection. So, i recommend consulting doc for eval. Use some warm compresses and Motrin for now. Good luck. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I went to donate plasma today and the vein busted I know it supposed to swell but should the swelling be traveling up my arm in the direction of vein?
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I just shot up and ruptured/busted the vein went to doctor said it looksinfected and giveme some antibiotics. Its swollen n hurts what could happen?
Infection: Shooting up and doing drugs is very dangerous. You are risking your life in many ways. The infection you developed could spread and cause loss of skin and tissue. It can spread to your blood stream and make you very sick and even die. It can cause vegetations to form on your heart which can break off and cause a stroke.... ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have just injected my self with meth into my vein and it has swollen up and hurts I have missed the vein or busted it wot can I do to reduce swellin?
Seek medical help: Injecting meth can cause local skin necrosis, cellulitis and deep tissue infections, not to mention endocarditis with destruction of your heart valves. Stop shooting up and seek medical attention asap. If a severe local infection developes you could potentially lose an arm. Best of luck to you. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
6yr/old Child has either spider veins or busted blood vessels on her neck and has been there about 1 yr. is this normal if not what could be wrong?
Unusual Symptoms: This is an unusual problem. As with any skin condition, it would be helpful to be able to examine the area of concern before determining a diagnosis and plan of care. Call your doctor to schedule an appointment. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Black and blue.: If a vein is damaged from trauma, usually you will see discoloration of the skin either immediately after the injury or several days later. This occurs from blood escaping from the vein and leaking into the skin. Initially this may be dark (black and blue) and over several days as the body absorbs the blood, the color changes to yellow and then resolves. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Varicocoele: An enlarged blood vessel or varicose vein in the scrotum is called a varicocoele and is usually harmless unless it becomes inflamed and painful, at which time you should see a physician. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
So I can stand for hours on end as long as I move around and don't stand still. And I won't have vein problems like cvi?
Not so: While prolonged standing makes vein problems worse there is no guarantee that walking around will 100% avoid them. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Usually 7 to 10 days: If a vein is bruised this usually results in bleeding either under the skin to form a hematoma (trapped clotted blood) or from the skin directly. Veins injured below the skin with a hematoma will take about 7 to 10 days to heal while a vein bleeding from the skin will usually stop with direct pressure and heal within 5 to 7 days. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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