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Vein Pain In Hand
Burned back of hand with grease 3days ago. No blistering. Applied cold water kosher salt and aloe. Concerned.Pain in veins when hand is below waist.
I have a lump and pain in vein on hand where I recently had an i.v. I have a history of DVT and pe. Could this be a clot? Should I see my doctor?
Maybe: This could be a local superficial phlebitis from the IV. Not uncommon at all. A small area of clot and inflammation or irritation that will go away. Warm compresses may help. I would not seek any further help unless it gets worse. Could also be a hematoma as another physician noted. This too will go away with time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I felt a pop between my thumb & index finger 4 days ago and have had constant, severe pain in veins in hand, wrist since, similar to ganglion cyst leak?
Needs to be checked: You need to get it checked by your doctor to find out what is going on and get appropriate therapy/treatment. ...Read more
loss of fat: Over the years, the subcutaneous fat in our body naturally atrophies. Think of the difference between the cheeks of a chubby baby and a 90 year old man. This is also true in the hands. Some physicians can perform sclerotherapy or ablation of hand veins to make them more noticeable - make sure to go to a vein specialist or phlebologist. ...Read more
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Thrombophlebitis: Painful veins can be the result of thrombophlebitis. This is an inflammation of your veins most likely the result of a clot. Sometimes it will progress and become infected. Using oral anti-inflammatories and warm heat packs will help alleviate the symptoms. If they persist see your physician for an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer