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Varicose Vein Inflammation And Dark Skin On The Abdomenal Region
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
Had vein ablation 11/2016. Inside leg vein showing on area treated. Is it normal to have varicose veins in same area and more on same leg? Suggestion?
What can cause Anterior accessory saphenous vein pain across the front of the knee. I also have a lot of varicose and spider veins. ?
Accessory vein.: The anterior accessory vein is a major branch of the saphenous vein and usually originates in the upper groin. This vein can become abnormal if the valves in this vein reflux (malfunction) and this can lead to varicose veins, pain and many other symptoms related to the abnormal vein. This vein can be treated by a closure procedure and , usually, microphlebectomies. See a vein specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a collection of darkish spider veins on the upper inside calf, at times, be mildly painful but without reflux, varicose or vein clot?
Spider Veins: In general spider veins are not painful but over the years I have seen a number of people say that their spider veins hurt them. Spider veins may or may not be associated with reflux or varicose veins. Vein clots have no relationship with spider veins. If you have a vein problem then you should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation with a venous ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Foot and lower calf swelling w/fluid retention, blue surface and spider veins, red blotch here and there that follow lower veins?
Yes: If a contrast is injected it would likely show everything. But without going to the trouble a non invasive blood flow of the lower extremities will give you a great deal of information about superficial and deep ...Read more
Blocked pore: Epidermoid cysts are started with a blocked pore that can't exude skin cells normally onto the skin. Factors that encourage blocked pores which might lead to forming a cyst are tight clothing, waistbands, & straps which is why cysts are often found on the back. They are not usually problematic unless they rupture and become inflamed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause small dark bruises to recur in the same spots on r knee. Also have pain and bulging veins on back of same knee and tickling on shin.
Varicose Veins: Although you need an exam to 100% sure, it sounds like you have varicose veins. Varicose veins are defective veins that hold abnormal amounts of blood and bulge out and bleed leading to bruises. These are very easily treated with a short same-day office procedure and it is almost always covered by health insurance. Vascular surgeons and other doctors specializing in phlebology can treat you. ...Read more
Phlebectomy: Phlebectomy to remove large, ropy vv will result in bruising, which resolves in several weeks, and is quickest way to see results. Sclerotherapy is performed a lot in european centers; phlebitis is common, resulting in pigmentation, requiring drainage at times. Important to obtain ultrasound, and ablate incompetent axial veins (great/small saphenous) along with phlebectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White lesions on the side and front of the tongue with fissures and redness it's more visible in the morning and upper quadrant abdominal pain?
What can cause a red , large, hard lump under the skin on the outer region of the upper right thigh?
A few things : If a "red skin lump " is tender, has surrounding redness and enlarging, it may be a skin abscess from a bacterial infection. The body can sometimes "wall" these off without any treatment. A doctor performed incision and drainage may cure these +- antibiotics. Its better to see the doctor early rather than wait to see what your body may do. ...Read more
I have some light varicose veins and “brawny” skin discoloration near my right ankle (small area). Which specialist(s) could treat this problem?How?
Im experiencing skin redness and swelling on skin of my penis and the vines where my penis attatched to my body on the top hurts when touched with presure also The swelling of the lymph nodes above the thigh please help ?
Puffiness in ankles, abdo & rt side of head/neck. W/dark skin spots that fill w/fluid - skin lightens if popped like acne. Veins visible, bluish skin?
See doc: See your doctor because you have several problems. ...Read more
Will clonamox treat redness swelling of the groin from none deep vein injecting of heroin a miss of the surface vein?
Several veins in forearm sting. Veins are soft & skin is normal color. Veins engorge when hands by sides and constrict when raised. Thrombophlebitis?
Can edema from venous reflux below knee apply pressure on the surrounding arteries which cause the feeling of a pulse without having to touch the leg?
Try compression: Edema may cause a variety of symptoms. These include aching, throbbing, and itching to name a few. Symptoms are caused by stretching and pressure on surrounding tissues. I cannot say with certainty that your symptoms are related to pressure on the arteries. I suggest you see a vascular surgeon for further evaluation. Have you tried compression therapy ? Good luck, David Fox, MD www.foxvein.com ...Read more
Varicose veins: This is usually due to varicose veins. The veins are thinned out and sometimes you get spider veins. Also over time the skinn is thinned out. That makes you more prone to bruising, especially if you are using Aspirin. Keep the legs elevated and wear ted hose stockings. If problem persists see your doctor to do a venous ultrasound to check for venous reflux and treat accordingly. ...Read more
Pain around back upper thigh area sometimes goes towards the inside of my leg. No redness seen or swelling. I have varicose veins. Could this be DVT?
Not likely: A DVT usually is in the medial portiion of the thigh. The upper back part of the thigh usually is more muscular and may hurt from muscular injury. Are you a runner or athlete of some sort? See your doctor tomorrow to be sure but this would be a very unusual place to occur. if the pain is not continuous toward the inner aspect of the leg. ...Read more
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