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Varicose Vein Is Warm And Leg Hurts
Could be, but...: You should have this looked at asap. You need to make sure this is not a developing infection. If it is not an infection, it could be any number of inflammation problems - phlebitis being one of them. Gout or another inflammatory arthritis is a possibility as well as a skin inflammation indicating some underlying systemic problem. Basic lab work can rule out a significant problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain behind knee cap. Bulging foot veins. Leg hurts when pressure applied. Cramping in calf and thigh. Neg ddimer and ultrasound. What could it be?
Chondromalac/compart: When knees develop early tendonitis change, there can be periods of flare where inflammation and pain can develop behind the kneecap due to cartilage tears. This is also called patellar chondromalacia.There is also concern for compartment syndrome given your vascular complaints. It is thus best to see a Sports Medicine &/or Vascular MD to diagnose what is going on and make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more
Varicose veins on l leg with vein valve in groin not functioning. Ran into something now bruise on thigh with throbbing pain down whole leg. Worry?
Have varicose veins & saphenous vein valve not working. Why worse when using compression stocking or sitting/elevating leg? Heaviness, tingling foot.
Varicose vein Rx.: Varicose veins are due to malfunctioning (refluxing) valves of the saphenous system of veins. Wearing compression hose is a medical management of the veins but it does not treat the underlying valve problem. If compression does not improve your systems or worsens them then you require a closure procedure to seal the leaking valves. See a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation and treatment ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies In People: It can be aching, throbbing, burning, dull pain, cramping discomfort, itching, heaviness, a pressure sensation, or a combination of these symptoms. Many patients have no symptoms at all. Others may have some ankle swelling when standing but no discomfort. I would recommend that you see a board -certified vascular surgeon who is considered an expert in evaluation & treatment of varicose veins. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Visible superficial vein on right shin when standing or sitting. It's not twisted and doesn't look like varicose vein. Does it require treatment?
Reticular vein.: This sounds like a blue or reticular vein which is larger than a spider vein but not as large as a varicose vein. There is no treatment necessary for this unless you want to remove it because of cosmetic reasons. If you want to eradicate it, then sclerotherapy would be the treatment of choice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ultrasound on left leg monday. Small saphenous vein leading to ankle is distended, sore, often feel like pinching. Calf tight. Will ultrasound harm?
No: An ultrasound will not harm. It is used to rule out more serious blood clots. ...Read more
Foot and lower calf swelling w/fluid retention, blue surface and spider veins, red blotch here and there that follow lower veins?
My left leg and foot are swelled and have thick veins and varicose veins it looks like maybe fluid in my leg the swelling seems to go down when not on?
Foot is blue leg is cold up to the knee cap pin and needles in my foot i can see spiderweb veins in leg foot and calf swollen. Sprained one month ago?
Get it checked ASAP.: Two possibilities come to mind. If you have a blood clot in your calf, your leg could look like that. Have it checked out immediately, because blood clots can go to the lungs. If it is not a blood clot, it could be CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome). This also needs to be seen soon as it can turn into a major pain problem. ...Read more
Unilateral low leg swelling w/ distended non varicose vein. Leg throbs after walking up stairs. General squeeze feeling. ABI neg. Is this arterial?
Leg Pain: Your symptoms do not sound like they are arterial. Pain walking up stairs often times is muscular or joint related. Leg swelling is not typical of an arterial problem and I doubt that the distended vein is the cause of your problem. You should see an orthopedic doctor and also have a venous ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Straight vein bulging on achilles. Painful at times with or without walking. Normal color. Can varicose vein be straight? Veins on other leg fine.
Straight veins.: Varicose veins are grape-like and bulging. Veins can be enlarged and not be varicose veins. Straight large veins are not considered varicose veins and can be enlarged for many reasons including genetics, staining, levels of hydration and loss of elasticity in the skin with aging. If this vein hurts you it can be treated by sclerotherapy or removal via tiny incisions. See a vein specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got varicose veins in 1 leg. Area just under knee on back throbbing. Got bruises near but it hurts above it. Better (still there) when walking. Dvt?
Baker cyst: An ultrasound is definitive and critical to get. Though what you have sounds like a baker's cyst - a benign fluid filled cyst - pain or swelling in this area can always potentially be a DVT and must have an ultrasound to rule that out. Go to an urgent care and call ahead to make sure they have ultrasound if you are looking for the most economical option. A phlebologist can also check you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Is possible: Typically, the pain of a DVT is there all of the time but is made worse with movement (straightening and bending). If you have leg pain and swelling, you should get it checked out. If you are worried about a dvt, you would be wise to get it checked out anyway--if for no other reason than peace of mind. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When standing, vein on top of right foot running along inside ankle and up into leg is very prominent and bulging much more noticeably that left foot.
Is it possible to have DVT in front of lower leg pain slightly to right varicose veins no swelling just pain?
Leg pain and DVT.: Varicose veins do not cause DVT but you can get DVT and have varicose veins. There are many reasons to cause leg pain and DVT is just one of them. DVT can occur even without leg pain. If you have pain in your legs, varicose veins and are concerned about a DVT then you should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation including a venous ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See doctor: What you described is consistent with venous thrombosis. While venous thrombosis in the arm is less common and less dangerous than similar problem in legs, it would be prudent to see your doctor at the earliest to prevent the spread of the clot and infection, if the clot is associated with infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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