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Veins (Definition)

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


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Lump from end lip to cheek. Grows and shrinks since 2yrs old. Has worsen. Very red and cracked still grows and shrinks. Dc says clogged vein. Advice?????

Lump from end lip to cheek. Grows and shrinks since 2yrs old. Has worsen. Very red and cracked still grows and shrinks. Dc says clogged vein. Advice?????

See a Specialist: A Facial Plastic Surgeon or Dermatologist should examine you to determine a diagnosis. Congenital skin cyst or vascular elements may display the characteristics you are having. A specialist is more familiar with these types of issues and should be able to offer treatment to prevent or eliminate the recurrent inflammation you are describing. ...Read more

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My wrist/thumb cracks, hurts, gets warm, stiff and sometimes I get tiny red dots over a vein leading to my thumb. Could this be a blood clot? Tendonitis?

My wrist/thumb cracks, hurts, gets warm, stiff and sometimes I get tiny red dots over a vein leading to my thumb. Could this be a blood clot? Tendonitis?

Get evaluated: At 16 this sounds a bit like more than tendonitis, and suggestive of a rdheumatoid pdroblem. You need an evaluation by ortho or rheumatology to detrermine what is occurdring. Sometimes it is overuse, but the symptoms are similar to several different diagnoses. ...Read more

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6y son a lot bloody noses hema/onco says vessels in nose crack but he spits blood n huge clots when it bleeds no coughing what can it be?

6y son a lot bloody noses hema/onco says vessels in nose crack but he spits blood n huge clots when it bleeds no coughing what can it be?

Nose bleed itself: Nose bleed can cause blood clot to come out of mouth. Blood goes to back of the nose which is connected with back of the mouth and blood may come out of mouth even without before coughing. ...Read more

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How to know if you popped a vein?

How to know if you popped a vein?

Swelling bruise: A 'popped vein' may mean that the vein 'leaked'. Veins are tubes containing blood -so they don't pop like a balloon. However, if a vein is injured -usually a direct impact or injury - the vein can 'suddenly' leak. In that case, you would experience a rapidly developing bruise with swelling and sometimes pain. A normal vein clots quickly, so the leak will stop limiting the swelling. ...Read more

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My back cracks a lot. Is this okay?

My back cracks a lot. Is this okay?

Ok: This is ok and you are doing your own spinal manipulation like cracking your knuckles. You are most likely "cracking" your facet joints which stretches their joint coverings or capsules which causes a reflex relaxation of the surrounding back muscles giving you relief. There is no harm in you doing this. ...Read more

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My back cracks but it doesn't hurt?

My back cracks but it doesn't hurt?

Back cracks: Back crack itself is a normal. However, people with osteoporosis or prolonged sitting in one position or those lack of exercise might have more tendency of back cracks without pain at beginning. You need take vitamin d and calcium, participate muscle strength exercise to prevent pain occur. ...Read more

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What cause cracked heels?

What cause cracked heels?

Cracked Heels: Cracked heels can be caused by fungus or an array of skin disorders, but it is usually caused by excessively dry skin. It is more common in the winter months, and can be quite painful. For deep cracks that move with every step, I tell my patients to use superglue to seal the cut. Then use either urea cream or ammonium lactate to soften and moisturize the skin. ...Read more

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What causes my neck to crack?

What causes my neck to crack?

Crackling neck: This is common and may be normal response to moving the neck and forcing air to make a noise much like popping your knuckles or it can be a sign of degenerative arthritis where the bones (vertebrae) in the neck are rubbing against each other. Consult with a physician and xrays would be helpful if you are concerned and/or have pain. ...Read more

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What sort of abused substance is crack?

What sort of abused substance is crack?

Cocaine: Crack is a highly purified form of Cocaine that is so pure that it gives the user a greater high than just cocaine. It is called crack from the sound it makes when dissolving in heat. ...Read more

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I have a crack tougue what should I do?

I have a crack tougue what should I do?

Oral care: Take vitamins with zinc supplement. Avoid smoking, and brush your tongue daily with a soft tooth brush. Sometimes the fissure can become a good host for yeast infections, and anti candida medication may be useful. ...Read more

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What causes my veins to be so prominent?

What causes my veins to be so prominent?

Many possiblities: There are many possibilities why vein may be more visible. Standing on feet for a longer amount of time for several days, increased hydration, but one common cause is pregnancy. Veins also tend to be more visible in thin or fair skinned individual. If it a concern please see a doctor. ...Read more

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What makes your veins darker than usual?

What makes your veins darker than usual?

Normal.: The prominence of veins through the skin is affected by many factors including levels of hydration and dehydration, body temperature as well as outside temperature, medications and even levels of stress. Fair skinned people tend to have more easily visible veins than darker individuals and hereditary plays a strong role also. In a healthy person, visible veins are usually not of any concern. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my veins so visible?

I'm wondering why are my veins so visible?

Normal.: The prominence of veins through the skin is affected by many factors including levels of hydration and dehydration, body temperature as well as outside temperature, medications and even levels of stress. Fair skinned people tend to have more easily visible veins than darker individuals and hereditary plays a strong role also. In a healthy person, visible veins are usually not of any concern. ...Read more

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Wat is it when u crack ur ankles constantly?

Wat is it when u crack ur ankles constantly?

Cracking - need inf: Cracking can suggest movement of tissues. This can be bone slipping, tendons sliding or some other movement. Which side of the ankle? Is it both ankles or one ankle? Is there swelling also? Is the ankle collapsing? Is there pain when this happens? Can you feel anything when thsi happens? Can it be either active or passive motion? We will need more information. ...Read more

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My veins or nerves are spazzing. Why is that?

Benign muscle spasm: If you have a muscle twitching occurring from time to time, this is just a simple muscle spasm. Nothing you did to cause it and it will go away on its own. ...Read more

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An having a painfull crack in my butt crack how to relieve it?

Painful crack: What caused the crack? Without knowing what's going on, it's difficult to suggest relief measures. ...Read more

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Who fixes prominent veins?

Who fixes prominent veins?

Vein specialist: Prominent veins are best treated, if it is needed, by vein specialists. Specialists are often from general surgery, vascular surgery and radiology backgrounds. Most vein specialists are members of the american college of phlebology or the american venous forum. Board certification by the american board of phlebology indicates a dedication to the study of venous disease. ...Read more

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What makes my wrist crack?

What makes my wrist crack?

Any number of things: "cracking joints" may occur in children or adults. If the sound is associated with pain, locking of the finger or hand in an odd position, or loss of function, then a doctor visit is indicated. ...Read more

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Where is the cephalic vein?

Where is the cephalic vein?

Arm: The cephalic vein is found in the upper extremity. The vein extends in line with the base of the thumb, coursing up the forearm and upper arm just in front of the deltoid muscle. The cephalic vein dumps into the larger veins of the shoulder region. The cephalic vein is often visible in body builders as the large superficial vein which courses across the deltoid shoulder region. Popular for iv's. ...Read more

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When jugular vein is in pain?

One can feel: Pain in any given vein, jugular vein included, only if the vein is abnormal, i.e. Something happened around or in the vein.
Specifically regarding the jugular vein excluding trauma to the vein, the vein can bee clotted even inflamed/infected from infections in the area such as in the throat or neck. So if your feel pain, I would suggest see your physician. ...Read more

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Burning sensations in my veins?

See a Phlebologist: This may represent venous insufficiency or possibly a phlebitis. See vein specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have an itchy vein I my anus?

? Hemorrrhoid: It is likely a thrombosed hemorrhoid. Have your doctor evaluate it. ...Read more

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Where is the post hepatic vein?

Where is the post hepatic vein?

Branch: Of the right hepatic vein. Called right posterior hepatic vein. ...Read more

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Bursted vein in arm, is it okay?

Bursted vein in arm, is it okay?

It is ok.: Trauma to an area will many times cause a vein to be injured and burst resulting in bleedind from the vein into the surrounding tissues resulting in a black and blue mark. This is called ecchymosis. Over a week or so this will slowly resolve. This is a normal occurrence. If, however, you have recurrent spontaneous bleeding without trauma then you should see a hematologist. ...Read more

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What can I put on my heel cracks?

What can I put on my heel cracks?

Hydrate skin: I suggest you use a pumice stone, and an otc product "heel balm". ...Read more

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What can cause a root canal crack?

What can cause a root canal crack?

A Post: A post placed into the canal after a root canal can cause the root to crack. The post is placed to help anchor the crown if there is not enough tooth structure remaining. The post does not strengthen the tooth; it actually weakens the tooth. Undue forces applied when inserting a post aggressively can cause a crack. ...Read more