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EVLT Varicose Veins: Evlt, or endovenous laser therapy, for varicose vein disease is associated with very little discomfort. It is typically done in the doctors office using local anesthetic with xylocaine. Some doctors also utilize Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream, a topical skin anesthetic. It is very well tolerated by patients & takes about 40 minutes. If you are anxious about it, as your doctor for a valium to take just prior. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I accidentally banged the inside of lower left calf @ gym. A few days ago and now it's warm to touch, vein painful to touch.Will it go away?
Yes: but not right away. It's probably a hematoma which is a blood clot in the tissue. It could be a blood clot in the superficial vein call superficial thrombophlebitis. I can't guarantee that it's not a deeper blood clot in the deep vein in your calf so you should see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dropped glass on my foot & a piece of it made a small puncture. Swollen vein & painful. Ice & elevated but goes back when I stand up. What do I do?
Inflammation: will certainly occur with an injury. Ice early, elevation then warmth later. The problem is that this presupposes that the injury Stopped occurring. If there is continuing injury, it's going to stay inflamed. Infection OR a retained shard of glass will keep the area inflamed until it is treated. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health ...Read more
Looks like a Small cut under the penis head on the skin. The cut looks like a vein. It's painful to the touch. What could heal this or be the cause?
It depends: Although every procedure has some discomfort associated with it. How much you feel depends on what you are having done. If you have surgery or an endovenous thermal procedure, you will get an anesthetic during the procedure so that you won't feel anything. The amount of pain you will have afterwards will be worse with surgery but your doctor can prescribe medicine for you to keep you comfortable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
On my left forearm a "lump has appeared in my vein, slightly painful when pushed on. What could be the issue?
Visible vein on penis, had an incident when running, had some penis discomfort, pain has since gone, vein not painful to touch. Should I worry?
Watch and see...: Visible veins on penis is normal and widely variable among men; so do not worry about and leave them alone. As to penile discomfort during running, just watch, wait, and see if it may recur in association with pain or ache in other locations like groins or hips or lower back. How to watch safely? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. More? Contact me if wished. ...Read more