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Swollen Veins In The Inside Of Cheek
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 more
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 more
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
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 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
Depends on veins.: There are many types of veins-spider veins, blue veins and varicose veins. Spider and blue veins can be camouflaged by a sun tan (either natural or spray)-but I would not recommend sun tanning. Varicose veins cannot be concealed unless covered by pants or a dress. The best way to make veins less obvious is to see a vein specialist and have them treated appropriately. ...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 some swollen veins in the left teste that cause some discomfort when standing laying down on the bed it kind of goes away, is it something bad?
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
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
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 more
Swollen veins: Can be due to decreased circulation most commonly. It can happen incidentally after pregnancy, weight gain or even decreased activity. Some patients are more susceptible to getting them genetically than others. If you are concerned or in pain you should have an exam done! ...Read more
I was experiencing groin pain for about a month earlier with swollen veins. The pains have nearly entirely stopped. But veins r still prominent?
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..
I would like to: Give some advice, but that's not enough information. You should contact your doctor. ...Read more
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
My hands appear to have larger than normal swollen veins. Slight discomfort. I just had an u/s that is leading me to think I'm having another mc. Are these related? Is the hand issue an emergency?
I doubt if there is:
Doubt if there is anything wrong here. Prominent veins are common especially in those who do hard physical work outs or engage in lifting weights.
I do not know what is mc. I would advise you not to use such abbreviations as they mean different things to different folks. ...Read more
Is the IV out?: If the IV is out now, then warm moist soaks or showers and time will soften the hardened vein that were irritated with the solution and medications of the iv. If our arm veins gradually dilate with age, we can not diminish their size. I have advised patients who lift weights or run to wear those sleeves that marathoners use from a sports store or lymphedema sleeves from a specialist or dme store. ...Read more
Blue and dilated.: Behind the ear veins are not usually swollen and are difficult to see. The characteristics would be swollen and blue and probably winding. This is not a usual location for swollen veins. One of the common things to swell in this area would be a lymph gland. Other things would be a pimple or cyst. You should see your medical doctor. ...Read more
Arm veins.: There could be many reasons for arm veins to swell. Most often swollen arm veins are usually due to increased hydration or exertion but this will occur bilaterally. Unilateral arm vein swelling may be normal but could also be a result of an abnormality. The venous ultrasound of the arm veins will determine if there is a problem. See a vein specialist for a full evaluation. ...Read more
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