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Inflamed Vein In Arm
Can, partially occlusive chronic thrombosis of lef saphenous in the calf and small saphenous vein proximal and mid calf, cause deep vein thrombosis?
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
Left forearm is swelling, warm, and tender. When straightened the pain comes from bicep down to wrist along the vein.
Needs evaluation.: What you are describing could be cellulitis (skin infection), a clot in the vein in the arm (phlebitis-superficial or deep) or something related to the muscles in the arm. Regardless of the underlying problem, you need an evaluation by an md and possibly a venous ultrasound or even a ct or mri. This should be done as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Phlebitis Arm: It sounds as if you have developed superficial thrombophlebitis of a vein in your arm. You should see a doctor and get it evaluated, as you could develop bacterial phlebitis which can be serious. Non bacterial phlebitis can often be treated with warm compresses and anti-inflammatories, but you also need to make sure that the phelbitis doesn't extend and cause a deeper more serious clot, i.e. Dvt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If it is symmetrical: it is just U. Especially if thin & somewhat muscular. No worries. If only 1 side, have it evaled. ...Read more
Potentially: Lymphedema can result from any type of disruption of lymphatic channels: surgery, trauma, and infection are common causes. If the heroin was injected into tissues rather than into the vein, it can incite an inflammatory reaction which alters lymphatic flow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chest pain, swollen or maybe moved bone near collar bone in the side of the heart. Swollen lymph node in neck and arm.
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?
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
Numbness in pinky, pain in elbow and wrist. Cysts present in armpit. Could they be causing a pinch in my ulnar nerve?
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?
Pain around back upper thigh area sometimes goes towards the inside of my leg. No redness seen or swelling. I have varicose veins. Could this be DVT?
Not likely: A DVT usually is in the medial portiion of the thigh. The upper back part of the thigh usually is more muscular and may hurt from muscular injury. Are you a runner or athlete of some sort? See your doctor tomorrow to be sure but this would be a very unusual place to occur. if the pain is not continuous toward the inner aspect of the leg. ...Read more
Right sided venous tos with dvt. Visible veins on left shoulder and armpit area.Doppler didn't show any obstruction on the left side.Can it be trusted?
Leg in pit behind knee felt bruised looked n see blue bulging blood vessels extending from there to front should I worry? Busted vessel or clot?
Difficult: This is difficult to answer without being able to see the lesion but it could be a burst varicose vein or could also be a ruptured cyst behind the knee. You should be examined by your doctor. ...Read more
Vein in my arm was punctured multiple times. 5min afterwards a dark purple bruise surfaced.A lot of pain wen moving arm now.Collapsed vein or abscess?
Hematoma: What your are describing sounds like a hematoma which is escaped blood from the vein which has accumulated in the tissue around the vein. This is why the skin is bruised (black and blue). The pain is from the irritation from the multiple needle sticks. Apply ice for the first 48 hours then heat. Ibuprofen will also help. This should resolve over about one week. ...Read more
Left Lymph node under my armpit is swollen and painful and pain started down inner arm turned to bruising now it's in the right arm pit & innerarm?
Could this be cancer or arthritis? 1" lump inside above left elbow swollen and tender, entire elbow slightly swollen. Also wrist and left thumb joint. Avid golfer......
Having painful muscle spasm and twitching in left arm at and below the elbow down into the wrist.
Could be...: Spasms with twitching do tend to suggest some injury or irritation of the nerves to the forearm. If you have any numbness, tingling or other change in sensation and weakness, that clarifies that nerve dysfunction involved. Would suggest you be evaluated if this is persisting as a good history and exam should sort this out for you. ...Read more