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Median Cubital Vein Swollen
What can I do to recover faster if I have had phlebitis in the median cubital vein for two weeks. The vein seems to be stuck to skin. Cant meet doctor?
Local care: Superficial pheilibis which is being described can be easier to treat the deep venous thrombosis. My recs are to continue blood thinners if deemed necessary. Keep extremities elevated with alternating heat and cold to the area affected. The veins affected may never be the same unfortunately ...Read more
See your doctor.: The perineum is the area between the anus and the vagina/penis. Swollen veins are not common in this area and I have not seen this ever in many years of practice although anything is possible. I would be more concerned with a perianal abscess or fistulo in ano or some other infection or inflammatory process. It would be most prudent for you to see either your ob/gyn or a surgeon. ...Read more
Wrist veins.: Wrist veins cand swell for many reasons including levels of hydration, exertion, hormones and outsided temperature. Usually wrist veins are not of concern. However, one of the most common causes of wrist swelling is not a vein but a ganglion and, is this is what you have, you may need to see a hand surgeon. ...Read more
Varicocele: Most common cause of swollen testicular veins. Almost always on the left side of scrotum. Feels like a "bag of worms" when subject is standing and virtually disappears when lying down, sometimes associated by dull aching pain & sometimes left testicle smaller than right. Due venous back pressure from lack of or incompetence of spermatic vein valves preventing venous back-flow. Consult urologist. ...Read more
Needs evaluation.: It is not normal to have a swollen vein under your armpit (axilla). It could be nothing more than enlargement due to inflammation but it can also be a sign of something more significant. You need to be evaluated by vein specialist or vascular surgeon and you may need a venous ultrasound. ...Read more
Depends on veins.: There are many types of veins-spider veins, blue veins and varicose veins. Spider and blue veins can be camouflaged by a sun tan (either natural or spray)-but I would not recommend sun tanning. Varicose veins cannot be concealed unless covered by pants or a dress. The best way to make veins less obvious is to see a vein specialist and have them treated appropriately. ...Read more
Is the IV out?: If the IV is out now, then warm moist soaks or showers and time will soften the hardened vein that were irritated with the solution and medications of the iv. If our arm veins gradually dilate with age, we can not diminish their size. I have advised patients who lift weights or run to wear those sleeves that marathoners use from a sports store or lymphedema sleeves from a specialist or dme store. ...Read more
Irritation: This can be related to vein irriation or systemic illness. Get checked by your physician. ...Read more
Contusion: A small vein may have broken, especially if it looks blue. It is most likely just inflamed from the trauma. If any skin broke, consider infection. ...Read more
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
The vein at the left side of my neck feels swollen especially when I try to get up from bed. Why is it like that?
Normal: Neck veins distend when we lie with our head lower than our heart or when we strain. With straining, the pressure within the chest increases and the blood flow through the neck veins decrease resulting in them enlarging. When straining is stopped, the pressure in the chest decreases and flow continues through the neck veins so they become less engorged. ...Read more
Why I get pain swollen vein on my left side of my head. It hurts as you touch. I massage it it hurts too much?
Vein over kneecap is swollen. Hurts to bend. Going on day 3. Has happened before, but never lasted more than an hour.
I am not sure what you are referring to. There is no large vein over the knee cap. Is it swelling from within the joint?
Have it looked at if it hurts! ...Read more
My bf had a large swollen vein on the side of his head, it went away after a couple of hours, this is at least the 2nd time this has happened.
Vaginal veins: There are vaginal and pelvic varicose veins, that can be diagnosed and treated by a vein specialist: www. Phlebology. Org. We send some patients to connecticut to mel rosenblatt, but good pelvic specialist can set up a pelvic vein MAP for treatment to resolve these problems. ...Read more
Superficial clot.: Occasionally following an IV insertion, the vein can become irritated from the IV solution and form a clot. This is called superficial phlebitis and is not dangerous. The clot does not move but it is easily felt and sometimes painful. Initial treatment is a warm compress. If not a clot in the vein then the vein can be bruised and irritated from the needle insertion and swelling can occur. ...Read more
Very different.: A dislocated bone is usually the result of trauma and is very painful. A swollen vein can be a varicose vein and these are not tender unless they are clotted. If you had a dislocated bone, you would have significant pain with movement. See your md if necessary. ...Read more
See an ObGyn!: There could be many mainly hormonal reasons for your complaints. First, when was last time your breast were checked clinically and with a mammogram? Second if all normal while 48 years old pregnancy could be a remote option too. Ovarian tumors, hormonal issued linked to menopause all could be responsible for your complaints. See your obgyn. ...Read more
Requires: Exam, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Call for a medical visit. ...Read more
Swollen main vein in penis... Discolaration on scortom and on back of penis... What's the diagnose?
Swelling &: Discoloration in any area of the body needs to be evaluated by a a doctor ASAP. One POSSIBILITY is torsion or twisting the the cord that connects each testicle to the rest of the body. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Veins on d back&front of my head suddenly became swollen & hurt after a stressful day for d past 5 months pls help?
Swollen vein like form runs perpendicular from lower rib for few days had pain now pain gone but vein like form still there?
Have it checked: Swollen veins anywhere is not normal, and if you had painful, swollen veins, you need to see a doctor. So, s/he can determine the cause, the extent, and work you up further. It would be unusual to have a vericosity there (vericose vein), and is much better to visualize upon abdominal examination. ...Read more
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