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Is Swelling Of Legs Or Abdomen A Symptom Of Varicose Veins
What are the symptoms of varicose veins in the scrotum? What type of pain or swelling is associated?
Here are some ...: While varicocele happens to some 10-15% of men, usually on left side, most of them are asymptomatic even in its large size - like a bag of worms. If symptomatic, the affected men may feel pressure, fullness, or ache in the affected hemiscrotum after standing for a long duration so they more feel it in the afternoon and relieves in supine position. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Can a collection of darkish spider veins on the upper inside calf, at times, be mildly painful but without reflux, varicose or vein clot?
Spider Veins: In general spider veins are not painful but over the years I have seen a number of people say that their spider veins hurt them. Spider veins may or may not be associated with reflux or varicose veins. Vein clots have no relationship with spider veins. If you have a vein problem then you should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation with a venous ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Swelling and ?pain: A DVT in the calf presents with unilateral fullness or swelling, with some mild discomfort or pain. However, DVT can be silent, with very vague and mild discomfort. DVT in pelvic veins may have almost no symptoms. A high index of suspicion in patients at risk is necessary. Venous doppler studies, a painless sound wave test, can clear or verify the diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually: There are no visible veins in the upper or for that matter lowers lip. U even mention swollen vein. This is not characteristic to anything i would know. The best advise i could give you is to see your doctor and if anything suspicious there he/she will refer you to the proper place. ...Read more
What can cause Anterior accessory saphenous vein pain across the front of the knee. I also have a lot of varicose and spider veins. ?
Accessory vein.: The anterior accessory vein is a major branch of the saphenous vein and usually originates in the upper groin. This vein can become abnormal if the valves in this vein reflux (malfunction) and this can lead to varicose veins, pain and many other symptoms related to the abnormal vein. This vein can be treated by a closure procedure and , usually, microphlebectomies. See a vein specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
DVT: Blood vessels in the leg are generally divided into arteries which carry blood away from the heart and veins which carry blood back to the heart. Arterial clots can cause decreased oxygen downstream leading to pain, gangrene and even amputation. Venous clots can cause leg swelling/pain, and these clots can also travel through the heart to the lungs causing shortness of breath, pain, and even death. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a venous pathology or a venous clot cause a leg to feel colder or is temperature of the legs only related to issues in the arteries?
Can compartment syndrome of the lower leg cause swelling, loss of hair, and a superficial vein to stick out of the leg?
Bruising along vein of inner calf. Is this a sign of DVT? Having some cramps as well. Negative ultrasound.
I have may-thurner syndrome. Can this be the cause of a varicocele? Do any of the veins in the scrotum require outflow through the common iliac vein?
MAY THURNER SYNDROME: MTS is due to compression of the left common iliac vein by the right common iliac artery. It can also occur on the right side but this is rare. The pelvic veins (ovarian/testicular) can be compressed leading to ovarian varices and can also lead to testicular vein engorgement which could lead to a varicocele. This, however, would be a most uncommon occurrence. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can cause cramping in the calve muscle during periods of the night if not related to a varicose vein or DVT issue?
Leg cramps: People can get leg cramps especially at night. They are quite distressing and often can be halted quickly by a maneuver where you point your toes in the direction of your nose to stretch and massage your calf muscles. Stretching before going to bed can prevent this altogether. If this doesn't work, you may have circulation issues or get some blood tests to look for chemical irregularities. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Blood clot: Thrombosis means blood clot. In the leg a thrombosis may be within a superficial vein or deep vein. Superficial thrombosis, or phlebitis, is usually less severe but can progress to deep vein thrombosis (dvt). Dvt has the potential to cause permanent damage to the vein resulting in lifelong swelling and ulceration, or can embolize to the lung and cause death. ...Read more
Can a rheumatologic disease cause inflammation/swelling of lower portion of calf with chicken like skin and lack of leg hair isolated to the swelling?
Possibly: i don't know what disease you might have and what test have been done. i do not know if it is one leg or both. i presuem the test showed that you didn't have a blood clot. it is hard to speculate what is going on. heart and liver problems also have to be considered and a complete history including family surgical medical habits travel, occupation. You might need several doctors to work on this ...Read more
Throbbing sensation: Throbbing sensation in the leg is indicative of a problem in it's structural component as muscles, tendon, bone and nerves. Injury to the leg, varicose vein, sciatica and circulation problem (which include deep venous thrombosis ) are common causes of throbbing like pain in lower limbs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am experiencing leg pain, varicose veins, difficulty walking and calf swelling. The following also describe me: Leg swelling and Leg tenderness. What should I do?
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