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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 2 more doctor answers
Swollen hand veins.: Hand veins can swell for many reasons but the most common is certainly hereditary . Other factors would be level of hydration, aging, sun exposure and loss of elasticity and volume. Actually, I am amazed at the amount of women that i see with bulging hand veins. They can be easily treated with laser or sclerotherapy and usually a combination of both. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Superficial clot.: Occasionally following an IV insertion, the vein can become irritated from the IV solution and form a clot. This is called superficial phlebitis and is not dangerous. The clot does not move but it is easily felt and sometimes painful. Initial treatment is a warm compress. If not a clot in the vein then the vein can be bruised and irritated from the needle insertion and swelling can occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen hand veins.: Hand veins can swell for many reasons but the most common is certainly hereditary . Other factors would be level of hydration, aging, sun exposure and loss of elasticity. I doubt at age 33 that aging is a factor for you. Actually, I am amazed at the amount of women that i see with bulging hand veins. It is not uncommon for the veins on each hand to be different in size. ...Read more
Weakened vein walls: It is normal for hand veins to become thinner (and therefore more prone to bruising marks, i.e."bursting") as you age. The skin overlying the hand veins also thins rather dramatically with older age, making the veins more prone to bruising w/ mild trauma. Blood thinners, such as Aspirin or plavix, (clopidogrel) increases the incidence of this. I expect the veins are not "diseased" and should not be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The question: Does not mention properly: are we talking veins on one hand or both, if single hand which one... Rt or lt also, in absence of trauma or a blood clot in the veins, vein do not hurt at least I do not know about normal vein with pain... The best advise i can give u is please go show yourself to your family practitioner, maybe he can offer a solution tol the puzzle! ...Read more
Loss of fat Cosmetic: Many factors are related to prominent veins ...But the most common cause is loss of body fat. Most patients who present with prominent hand veins have lost weight or decreased weight. This leads to an aged appearance of the dorsum or back of the hands. The large vein appearance can be improved by laser ablation of the prominent veins, fat transfer and/or man-made filler injections. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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