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Swollen Vein On Forehead
Uh oh!: If the bite is now spreading and the swelling has increased, if taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) doesn't help significantly, you may have an infection in the skin, called cellulitis. This is very serious when it's in the head, face or neck. It it responds to the Benadryl (diphenhydramine), it is likely just a local reaction to the bite and is not as big a deal. If it doesn't, call your doc right away, or go to an ER. Generic is OK ...Read more
Infection?: This could be an infection. If it's red and painful see a doctor soon. You don't want this to spread into the orbit of the eye. Orbital cellulitis is an acute infection of the tissues immediately surrounding the eye, including the eyelids, eyebrow, and cheek. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
TRAUMA ?: Any trauma of any kind? To be safe have a doctor examine you. ...Read more
Several blackfly bites on back right scalp line. One swollen firm slightly tender lymph node midway down neck behind sternocleidastoid muscle.Normal?
Possible infection : Bites can occasionally become infected and inflame regional or local lymph nodes nearby. See a doctor to see if you need a course of oral antibiotics for this issue. Also treating the bite with a prescription topical steroid ointment may help it go away more quickly. ...Read more
Small bump inside skin forehead left side. tingling left side face, eye hurts, slight pressure on forehead, itchy scalp left side, swelling left brow?
EyeThinkYouNeedADoc: Putting that all together, except the itchy scalp, I'd suggest you get yourself checked for inflammation of a small artery on that side (near the temple). That could be signalling a deeper problem that could affect your eyesight (your eye is already hurting, right?). I may be wrong and I hope I am. But get to your doctor tomorrow for an exam and maybe a blood test or two. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more
Get seen now: Make an immediate appointment with your doctor or go to the er to determine why your testicle is swollen. ...Read more
Infected pimple on forehead. Same side hard tender lump pea siz on face beside ear (drum area). Just appeared with onset of pimple. What is this ?
Swollen eye ,ear lob: Seek medical attention immediately in an ER. Could be infection which on the face affecting the eye is very serious, especially with bulging eye or rarely tumor compressing blood vessels in neck. Thyroid disease can cause bulging eyes but usually no ear lobe issues. Seek immediate attention in ER ...Read more
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 seem to be normal.L. ...Read more
Short: Term may be normal after sinus infection or cold, longer term, growing and hard, you need to see doctor! ...Read more
Lump under skin on wrist thumb side purple over veins on wrist and down thumb was this a clot took an aspirin lump went down but left large bruise
Right lymph node and area around it swollen and a small raised, hard painful clear puss rash on my top right buttock?
Infection: You certainly have an infection. Get examined and treated with broad spectrum antibiotics. ...Read more
Have you called...: Your surgeon to ask about this? Do you have any post op instructions? Is there pain around the eye? Are you able to see normally out of the eye? Is the movement of your eye affected? How does your incision look? Have you had bleeding, swelling, or increasing pain at the surgical site? Without seeing it, I can't say that it's normal. Call your surgeon and ask. Someone should be on call 2help w/ UR? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Painful swollen lymph node (left side) groin 2 painful bumps, lumps, on vagina lip (left) and the entire left lip is swollen.?
Positional change.: The veins in the face just as the veins in the rest of the body change in size depending on changes in position as well as changes in levels of hydration and changes in pressure in the chest and abdominal cavity. In the face, the veins decrease with standing and increase with lying down. Forehead veins can be treated by sclerotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Positional change.: The veins in the face just as the veins in the rest of the body change in size depending on changes in position as well as changes in levels of hydration and changes in pressure in the chest and abdominal cavity. In the face, the veins decrease with standing and increase with lying down. Straining or laughing increase the the pressure in the chest which can increase the size of the facial veins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would be the cause of a swollen frontal vein on my forehead that comes with pain & headaches around the same area?. Had this for a while now.
Depends: If it's actually an artery (the temporal artery, to be exact), with the associations of headache and blurred vision, and you are of appropriate age, temporal arteritis would be a concern. I would seek medical attention, as this requires a physical exam that cannot be done nearly satisfactorily over the internet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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.
I have a weird vertical swollen vein like thing below the head of my penis, I've noticed its worsened and gotten more swollen after masturbating ?
Hi have a lump on my head behind my ear and also a purple area higher up with a swollen vein running through it ?
It depends: Thanks for asking! Your question is difficult to answer based on the information you gave. If this is new and concerning, I would consider having a physician evaluate you to better understand what your problem is and if there is anything that needs to be done. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Phlebitis Arm: It sounds as if you have developed superficial thrombophlebitis of a vein in your arm. You should see a doctor and get it evaluated, as you could develop bacterial phlebitis which can be serious. Non bacterial phlebitis can often be treated with warm compresses and anti-inflammatories, but you also need to make sure that the phelbitis doesn't extend and cause a deeper more serious clot, i.e. Dvt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I have noticed for the past two weeks what appears to be a swollen vein just below the base of my penis. Any suggestion on how to cure this? Thanks!
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
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
I have a swollen vein in my right testicle. I'm 16. It's only there after a hot shower or physical activity. It goes away 10 minutes later. What is it?
It MAY be a: varicocele, which is an enlargement of a blood vessel in the scrotum. This is similar to a varicose vein one may have in the legs. Please see your doc. He/she can give you a diagnosis. Sometimes they resolve on their own. Sometimes surgery is indicated. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have 'swollen' vein(s) along my penile shaft & they cause great discomfort. Mainly along 1 main thick vein. took 2weeks off sex. tried again = pain and slightly worse. But it went back to just discomfort a short while after. Its been weeks. Worried?
See vein specialist.: Varicose veins are bulging grape-like appearing veins which are most commonly seen on the legs. These are due to leaking(refluxing) valves usually in the saphenous system. Some causes include hereditary, pregnancy, trauma and aging. The gold standard of treatment is to have a venous reflux ultrasound to both diagnose and form a treatment plan. You should see a vein specialist. ...Read more
I'm wondering is there anything I can do to speed recovery with my penis injury.been 4wks now i have swollen vein on left side nearer to the base..
Hello, in the last 2 or 3 years I noticed above my clitoris in the clitoral hood,what looks like a swollen vein, but It's colorless, 16 yo, no sex yet?
Exam: It sounds like you are just seeing a small vein. This is likely normal. Consider seeing an Obgyn and letting them visualize the area. They can confirm that you are seeing a normal finding. ...Read more