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Raised Veins In Foot
3 raised markings of vein on left side of foot cause pain when pressed and hurts to walk on & throbs. Will this go away with time or home treatment?
No: You need treatment or they will become worse. See your foot doctor ...Read moreGet help now ›
My bf has raised veins on his entire left leg and left foot numbness, he is 30years old and has smoked for 20+ years. What could it be?
Tobacco and kids: I get concerned about parental influence when i hear about young kids getting ahold of cigarettes. The body is not built to withstand abuse from smoking at any age, but effects on growing children are even more worrisome. Long-time smokers can develop many leg problems, including vein thrombosis (clot), neuropathy or "poor circulation". It is best to see a physician asap for diagnosis, treatment. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Are those home medics foot massagers any good for getting the blood circulating to my feet i have one raised and put my calfs on it after exercise?
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Ice and pressure: First step would be to clean the torn skin with alcohol and apply pressure to the vein to stop any bleeding. Second step would be to apply a topical antibacterial agent such as Bacitracin or triple antibiotic. I am not a fan of neosporin. Third step would be to cover the injured area followed by a pressure dressing such as an ace bandage and finally ice to the area. ...Read moreGet help now ›
See a podiatrist: Not enough information to help. ...Read moreGet help now ›
It is normal: These are normal anatomic structures of the tongue. Nothing to be worry. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Possible injury: Varicose veins can occur in the feet as well as the legs, and they can become inflamed if injured, squished/ stepped on, or even have a small blood clot - have a physician check it out in person. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have a raised ring that looks like a vein that goes around the circumference of my penis, right underneath the head. Is this something serious?
Not serious...: If this is a "firm" ring/cord like area behind the head of the penis we usually diagnose as sclerosing lymphanigits which is a thrombosed lymphatic tissue. It is benign and often follows vigorous sexual activity. Antiinflammatory medications may be useful if there's discomfort but it usually resolves spontaneously within weeks to months. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Dermatologist: By all means have a dermatologist check this or any other skin lesions that look "strange" or stand out as something very different from other skin spots. Melanoma has to be ruled out in these cases. ...Read moreGet help now ›