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Neck Vein Distention
What could be the cause of jugular vein distention, hypertension, fast heart rate upon motion with normal cardiac echo, ekg, and thyroid?
Theres abnormal veins distention under my penis and its painfull upon contact.Ive been engage in sexual contact recently..Whats the remedy for this?
See a doctor: It is hard to know without a proper exam . The only way to get a proper exam is to see a doctor . Please do so. ...Read more
Neck Vein Narrowing: If you are referring to pathological narrowing, it can be the result of previous clots damaging the vein, prior catheter placement in the neck vein damaging the vein as the result of scar tissue, or because of a prior phlebitis. Non-pathological visible "collapse" of the neck veins seen externally on the skin can be caused by dehydration or certain positions (veins collapse when lying down). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. This is normal. Levels of hydration, genetics, outside temperature and any increase in pressure within the chest will enlarge the neck veins. Your veins are most likely normal. ...Read more
It depends : There are multiple factors that go into neck veins pressure.Your position whether you are lying flat , the position of the bed you are lying on whether it is flat, whether you are relaxed , if you bear down or valsalva that will distend your neck veins. Other medical factors influence this as well, but yes your vein should be flat if all of the other things are optimized to keep them flat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Carotidodynia: There is a viral infection of the carotid sheath, the connective tissue surrounding, the carotid artery, the jugular vein, and the vagus nerve. If a viral infection occurs in this sheath, so called carotidodynia (pain around the carotid artery), it is benign and warm soaks or a heating pad and otc analgesics may help. If not resolved in 2-3 weeks, see a vascular surgeon. ...Read more
Lumps: Absolutely!! Please contact your primary doctor and a decision will be made either with a clinic visit or a referral to specialist. Hope all goes well. ...Read more