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Doctor insights on: Pinched Vein In Arm

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Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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Tree branch fell approx. 4 ft and hit head 5 days ago.  numb and bulging veins left arm, weak pulse left wrist. slurring "s" words was amateur cage fighter pulled arm and chest muscle on left side 3 years ago, has swelling and feeling of pinched nerve und

Tree branch fell approx. 4 ft and hit head 5 days ago.  numb and bulging veins left arm, weak pulse left wrist. slurring "s" words was amateur cage fighter pulled arm and chest muscle on left side 3 years ago, has swelling and feeling of pinched nerve und

Weak : Weak pulse and bulging veins in one limb could indicate a serious problem with the blood vessels in that region. Such problems, which include something called arterial dissection and something called venous thrombosis, could threaten the limb or your life. These sort of symptoms should be evaluated right away. Problems with the large arteries and veins in the neck or in a limb are usually first tested with an ultrasound, using a probe placed on the skin. There is usually no discomfort involved. ...Read more

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Bursted vein in arm, is it okay?

Bursted vein in arm, is it okay?

It is ok.: Trauma to an area will many times cause a vein to be injured and burst resulting in bleedind from the vein into the surrounding tissues resulting in a black and blue mark. This is called ecchymosis. Over a week or so this will slowly resolve. This is a normal occurrence . If, however, you have recurrent spontaneous bleeding without trauma then you should see a hematologist. ...Read more

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What causes vein in arm to pop out and hurt?

What causes vein in arm to pop out and hurt?

Multiple reasons: Veins return blood back to the heart and can carry a large volume of blood. Depending on many factors including levels of hydration, genetics, outside temperature and even physical activity, the size of the veins will vary. Another important function of the veins is to help control body temperature and this too will affect vein size. Also with aging, veins enlarge as tissue volume decreases. ...Read more

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Is removing something from arm and vein dangerous?

Need info: Do you mean take something out of an arm vein? Or do you mean take out one of your arm veins? We usually just take blood out of a vein or put medicine in a vein or sometimes remove unhealthy veins. Please explain. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a green vein is showing on your arm?

What does it mean when a green vein is showing on your arm?

Likely nothing: Veins can appear blue or even green depending on skin color and depth of the veins and subcutaneous fat. I wouldn't worry about this at all. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my vein in my arm is turning black gradually?

What does it mean if my vein in my arm is turning black gradually?

Krokodil: http://carefulparents.com/krokodil-desomorphine/ Or, probably nothing and just age related. ...Read more