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Vein Pain In Arm
I've been having very bad vein pain in left arm and today it's gotten to the point where I cannot extend my arm?
Don't understand: I am not sure that I understand what you are describing. However, if you have a medical issue that does not allow for this movement would show it to your parents. They can contact your doctor regarding your symptoms. ...Read more
27 year old women 110 pounds 5' tall. Pain in veins in left arm when working out? Heart doctor said not to worry. However, I can't help but worry.
Chest pain: Pain in the left arm can be a symptom of heart disease but considering your age and the fact that it hurts with movement of the arm, it is very unlikely to be that. If you develop swelling of the arm or if the pain worsens you should see your doctor. If you continue to be concerned a heart work up should be done. ...Read more
I am experiencing arm pain and bulging veins. The following also describes me: Calf pain. What should I do?
During venipuncture and when needle was removed, felt sharp pain in arm to wrist. Now feel vein popping near wrist everytime straighten arm down from elbow. It is uncomfortable but not painful.
It is nothing: It is not a serious problem. Just ignore. Venipuncture does not lead to any problems after a couple of days. It should all be fine. ...Read more
I have these small red bumps all over my arm, and they are getting worse. Also, can this rash effect the heart? Do rashes affect pain in arm veins?
Impossible to say: How can you expect an answer when one cannot even visualize the rash? See a dermatologist. It is highly unlikely that the rash is associated with cardiac issues. ...Read more
I have left arm pain radiates to hand. Hand veins bulge more than right. Blood clot? Negative d dimer. Ultrasound on legs came back negative as well.
Upper Arm DVT?: This can be a sign of an upper arm deep venous thrombosis (dvt). These are somewhat unusual in a young lady, so certainly I agree with the possibility of a thoracic outlet syndorme (tos), particularly a sub-entity of it called "effort thrombosis" or "paget-schroetter syndrome." this is often associated with swelling of the arm, bulging veins, and a feeling of arm heaviness. ...Read more
Had mono 2 mnths ago, then minor shingles, now sharp nerve/vein pain along wrists/knees/outside armpit. On acyclovir. Veins sticking out, concerned?
Pain: Yes, you should go see your medical provider. ...Read more
So many things: There are so many causes. They include problems with the joints, muscles, tendons. One can get arm pain from a pinched nerve in the neck or in the bundle of nerves at the top of the arm called the brachial plexus. People who have heart attacks often experience pain in their left arm (although occ the right). Overworked or strained muscles can cause arms pain. Pinched nerves in the elbow or wrist. ...Read more
Get yourself seen by:
Your pcp or an orthopedist. Its either an upper extremity or neck problems. With the correct history, examination and investigations, your diagnosis would be established and treatment started.
Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: Mono can mimic influenza symptoms: muscle & joint pains, loss of energy, sore throat, swollen glands, fever. Lyme disease & ehrlichiosis (from tick bites) can also cause such symptoms in joints. But r many other causes of musculoskeletal pain. See pcp for exam to determine cause & get treatment options. ...Read more
Yes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more