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Pictures Of Veins In The Arm
Anatomy books: Any anatomy book will provide pictures of the superficial veins, but they vary and yours may not be the same. Place a rubber tourniquet high in your arm, hang your arm down, and squeeze your fist several times, and the superficial veins of concern will become obvious. ...Read more
Needs examination: Arm pain is difficult without an examination. There are a variety of causes - e.g. neck or shoulder problem or referred pain from the chest. Best to see a doctor. See a doctor urgently if the arm is weak or you have chest pain or shortness of breath. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not concerning.: 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
Veins: Are usually soft and collapsible blood vessels. "bumps" in the veins, if hard means that there is a possibility of clotted blood in the vein. In an arm it can happen if blood was drawn for tests for which the vein had to be penetrated with a needle. This detail was not however mentioned. I believe weight lifters can show some bumpy changes but i would expect that to be bilateral. ...Read more
If you feel: Also that the vein is firm, can't be collapsed you may have a clot in the vein. Did you give blood, was blood taken for a test, was the vein used for IV medications, was trauma involved, was you arm pit examined, was thoracic outlet syndrome excluded, etc. Etc. So many things that only a good md could look for and detect. Before treatment is diagnosis... Se a doctor... ...Read more
Need Catheter: If an av fistula fails in dialysis patients, then they require a dialysis catheter until another long term dialysis access can be established. If all arm veins are too small or scarred, then it is possible to place an av graft (synthetic tube to connect the arterial and venous systems). Av grafts are typically made of gore-tex (ptfe). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs to be checked: If they are painful and distended, it may mean that there is a blockage in the large veins in the upper arm. You need to call your physician today to obtain a checkup promptly to find out the root of the problem ...Read more
How Vein are you..: As you begin to lift weights, the muscles begin to engorge with blood to handle the increase of their metabolic needs. This engorgement of the muscles causes them to enlarge or become "pumped up". The enlarged muscle pushes the veins closer to the surface of the skin where they are easily seen. When the muscle deflates after lifting the veins sink deeper in to the skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
He could die: Depending on the volume and technique, several things can happen.He gets lucky, and nothing happens. He gets infected from the site, with blood poisoning which could be treated. However, this med can modify the heart rhythm and could put his heart into sudden irregular rhythm, resulting in death. ...Read more
Veins don't hurt: You are probably stretching the muscle past the point of comfort. ...Read more
Unlikely veins...: Hi. It's unlikely that the pain is in your veins (that would be quite atypical). More commonly sharp pains are related to nerves. An evaluation with a doctor might help tract down the cause. Would need more info about duration, triggers, associated symptoms, severity, etc... And an exam. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Noticed veins in my upper left arm and really visible by color. Like really blue. Is this normal?
What do you suggest if my son injected oral lidocaine into his arm inside his vein, what will happen?
I have a huge blue vein going from center of my chest towerds my arm and going up my neck should I be concerned?
I've been having very bad vein pain in left arm and today it's gotten to the point where I cannot extend my arm ?
Don't understand: I am not sure that I understand what you are describing. However, if you have a medical issue that does not allow for this movement would show it to your parents. They can contact your doctor regarding your symptoms. ...Read more