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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 more
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 more
I got a pulling sensation on the bottom of my foot, there is now discoloration and it looks a tad swollen, & still burning, Could it be a busted vein?
My friend dropped a water bottle on his foot and thinks he busted a vein. What would happen to his foot if he really busted a vein?
Nothing serious : He would get a big back and blue mark and it might be sore but it will go away by itself and be just fine. ...Read more
I just busted two veins in my hand one of which made my finger swell. Is there a reason i keeo busting them in my hands.
Thin Walled Veins: The hand has a complex blood supply to each finger. There are two digital arteries on each finger which are "thick" walled and relatively easy to sew for replants.The veins are "Thin Walled" & easy to compromise. If you catching or lifting anything with heavy resistance, you can easily rupture veins. Consider wearing gloves, such as bicycle gloves, for many activities with resistance in a day. ...Read more
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?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 more
IV vein damage: In order for an IV to enter a vein it has to damage the vein(every time it's placed). Luckily our veins are pretty hardy and they usually recover and heal these injuries. Sometimes we are not so lucky and they clot where they were punctured or rarely even become infected. Compared to the number of IVs placed the percent of complications is pretty low. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: Our bodies have the ability to create new veins and it does it all the time. In fact, people with spider and varicose veins often complain about new vein formation if veins recur following sclerotherapy or varicose vein treatment. Even people who develop clots in veins frequently have new veins grow around the clots. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen muscles: When you workout your muscle your muscles swell a bit and accumulate Lactic Acid . The superficial veins on top of your muscles are drained / drain into deep veins through these muscles. They superficial veins just dont drain quite as well, and tend to accumulate the Lactic Acid which can cause soreness. You might try compression sleeves to see if that helps. ...Read more
Portal vein: Is the vein that collects the blood reach in absorbed fatty particles, protein particles and sugars form the entire gut and will bring all these to the liver that will process them. Obstruction means that the the flow in this vein is "obstructed" it depends however where is the location: b4 the liver, in the liver or above the liver. Hope a gstroenterologist is overlooking this case... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several ways: On physical exam the examiner can observe the pulsations in the neck. This requires some skill and not all physicians are experienced in this. A Doppler test can evaluate the flow in the internal jugular veins. Computed tomography can also evaluate the venous flow when contrast is injected. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Bulging Veins.: Varicose veins are bulging grape-like appearing veins which are most commonly seen on the legs. They may look like cysts but are not.These are due to leaking(refluxing) valves usually in the saphenous system. The gold standard of treatment is to have a venous reflux ultrasound to both diagnose and form a treatment plan. You should see a vein specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually not: Hoever with aging especially in the hands and arms as we loose fat padding under the skin and as the skin gets sinner, the veins will look bulging more. Of course if you develop varicose vein in the legs they will get bigger than a sop called normal vein. ...Read more
Must disagree: This is a bandwagon that seems trendy, but the overwhelming evidence so far suggests that the blocks in the jugular and azygous veins draining into the neck, can be seen in normals as well as ms patients, and there is absolutely no backup congestion blood products found in the brain. This is a risky and absolutely unnecessary procedure, in spite of numerous advocates. No effect on ms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer