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Veins Of The Arm And Hand
Prominent veins and visibly pulsing arteries in the palm of my hand and at my wrist and along the side of the hand from the thumb to the index finger.
Hand veins: Hand veins don't pulsate and hand veins are not prominent on the palmar side of the hand. These may be arterial if you are feeling pulses. You can start by getting an exam by a hand specialist and or vascular surgeon. Aneurysms of digital arteries in the hands are extremely rare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anatomy: The fingers and possibly the wrist can be considered parts of the hand. The bones of the face make up the skull. These sites will help you to learn more about anatomy: http://www.innerbody.com/ , http://www.healthline.com/human-body-maps ...Read more
Burning pain in outside and palm of hand, outside of arm, side of neck and foot. Started in hand them added foot then neck. All same side.
Which forms of rsi present with tingling on the tops of the hand, then up the top of the forearm, with not so much particularly in the wrist area?
See below: Not quite sure about this one. Symptoms are a bit unsual although i would suspect possible some strain at the elbow region particularly on the outside edge of the elbow where people get "tennis elbow". I am sure that if you see a doctor trained in this area, he/she could help you out. ...Read more
Not sure where the : Vein is, there are veins all over the hand bit numbness on the back or top of the hand can be from direct irritation to the radial or ulnar sensory nervrs or in part with copression anywhere from the wrist and forearm to the elbow up to the neck. The back of the hand is not involved with carpal tunnel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflammation: This could be due to inflammation of your veins, a condition called thrombophlebitis. You can try using OTC anti inflammatories to see if the swelling resolves If it persists over the next few days you need an examination and treatment by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflammation: Please consider seeing your health care provider to assess the reason behind the irritated body areas. ...Read more
Right shoulder and entire arm burning-muscle/fatigue type pain through tricep and top of forearm when used, with weakness in ring and pinky fingers?
Low cervical prob: Either of 2 possibilities. 1) ulnar nerve compression in the arm or elbow; this would cause numb ring (4) and pinky (5) with weakness in grip. 2) low cervical nerve pressure; would cause symptoms of triceps and forearm and numbness in fingers 4&5. Good exam likely to differentiate, but if in question MRI or emg/nerve conductions would be helpful. ...Read more
Check it out: Uaually nothing see a good md.Get a more detailed answer ›
Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
What are possible causes of the redness, swelling and small blisters on the fingers of my left hand? The affected area is the end of the fingers.
Possibly infection: More information is needed to determine the cause. What is the color of the fluid in the blisters, clear, colored ? Is it painful ? Redness and swelling are signs of infection and infections of the hand can spread rapidly. This can be a viral or bacterial infection, or possibly a contact dermatitis (irritation of the skin). However it is not something to wait and watch. ...Read more
Pain in both hands, most of the pain between thumb and index finger of right hand- pain radiates past wrist into lower part of arm, strength loss hands.
Hand pain: Can be related to arthritis from the cmc (base of thumb) or stt (inside of thumb) arthritis, possible tenosynovitis of the dorsal compartment, or possible carpal or radial nerve issue. A physical examination with shed light on exact cause to determine best treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm finding my left arm and hand are particularly cold and lighter and veins in my hand are small and tortuous compared to the right. What's wrong?
Vascular issue: You may have a vascular issue affecting the blood flow to the arm. An evaluation by vascular surgery is in order . An arterial doppler of the arm needs to be done. You may have a subclavian steal syndrome or cervical rib causing the problem. ...Read more
Tremors: There are many causes for "shaky" hands from parkinson's disease to hyperthyroidism. Poor circulations as well has many causes such as burger's disease or diabetes. If, at 48 , you are having tremors and/or concerned with poor circulation then you should have your primary care physician evaluate it. ...Read more
Vein in arm is poking out n hurting. When i hold my hand down it gets big n burns what could that mean?
Possible phlebitis: You may be experiencing a condition called phlebitis - or an inflammation of a vein. Phlebitis can be caused by a thrombus ( blood clot), trauma (needle insertion) or by medications infused into the vein. Some chronic connective tissue disorders, such as lupus, can cause as well. ...Read more
Why is my vein swollen and painful after having an IV in my hand. The vein that is swollen and painful starts in the top of my hand and up my arm?
Arm swelling: One concerning complication of an IV is phlebitis. Any red streaking up the arm where IV was placed is concerning. Tenderness can be common after IV placement, but this is usually not serious unless associated with fever (usually low-grade), red streaking up arm, warmth/redness, significant swelling/pain. If only minor symptoms present: Swelling can be managed by elevation of arm; pain with NSAIDs ...Read more
Could it be normal to see your veins? I can sometimes see green color (veins) on the inner part of my arm.And on hands inside. Is this normal ?!what?
Perhaps it's not: the veins? Sometimes it can be difficult for a patient to distinguish where the source of pain is actually from. Particularly in the arm, musculoskeletal pain may be mistaken for vein pain. If it is the actual veins, then they may be inflamed. There are many causes for inflamed veins, but those likely to affect a hand & arm on one side are rare. You will need to see your doctor for diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
When i straighten myself up (meaning my back and shoulders) my veins expand; they become a lot more visible on my arms and hands, and feel more tense?
My dad woke with a redness in the arm. It looks as though it is redness along a vein in the arm that starts from the top of his hand all the way to t.
? phlebitis or lymph: Redness along the arm in a long streak pattern can be related to phlebitis-inflammation of the vein and/or lymphangitis-inflammation of the lymph vessels due to bacterial infection. This needs physician review. Can be a big problem with need for antibiotic therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple reasons: Veins return blood back to the heart and can carry a large volume of blood. Depending on many factors including levels of hydration, genetics, outside temperature and even physical activity, the size of the veins will vary. Another important function of the veins is to help control body temperature and this too will affect vein size. Also with aging, veins enlarge as tissue volume decreases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just noticed my left arm And my hand have dark veins, they are extremely sensitive and feel like little tiny paper cuts. ?
See doctor : suggest seeing a doctor to have this looked at and potential imaging studies to be ordered like an Ultrasound of the veins, and for some blood tests to be done. Blood clots come to mind, but very tough to say without seeing what u are explaining. Medication side effects also a possibility. Other disorders, like liver issues, thyroid issues, bone marrow issues or just a prior trauma. ...Read more
Car radiator pinched my arm between it and motor deep gash. Think popped a vein what do i do? Hand got swollen very quickly
Below: Best to see your DR, impossible to give you reassurance that there is nothing serious occurring with out an exam.. ...Read more
The vein on the inside of my right hand popped out. Then my palm started hurting and now my whole right arm is in pain, What does this mean?
Go to ER: You may have a vein occulsion , DVT or stroke in progress. Get a friend to help you call for ambulance and get seen soon. ...Read more
My wife had an IV in her arm and it was removed 3 days ago and now her arm hurts and the back side of her hand has blue veins. Is this normal?
Not necessarily: An IV that has been out for three days shouldn't hurt or be uncomfortable anymore. The presence of distended or darker veins is concerning for a blood clot. If our wife is still in the hospital she should show it to a nurse or her doctor. If she is home she should call her doctor and have it checked out. ...Read more
Had to inject IV Valium, but couldn't find vein on arms. Only on hands. Kept missing. Finally injected & it made knob which disappeared in minutes.
Ivdu valium: I'm sorry to hear that you're struggling so much with what sounds like benzodiazepine addiction. You may have had what is commonly called a "blown" vein. Most importantly, it sounds like you need to enter a detoxification and drug treatment center. IV drug use carries significant risk including hepatitis and HIV. Please think about detox today. Treatment for co morbid anxiety will help. ...Read more
There is pain in my hands and arms, it feels like a veins pain but i don't know what is it exactly,
What's The reason?
& i can't left heavy weights.
?DVT?FISTULA?: There are many potential causes for your symptoms but the venous engorgement suggests a vascular etiology. See a physician for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Why is my right arm darker than my left, and I can see pronounced veins from the hand up to the shoulder/upper right chest area?
Hard to say: It's impossible to diagnose without a complete exam. Please see your Dr. for evaluation, diagnosis, and (if needed) treatment. ...Read more