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Veins Suddenly Becoming Very Visible On Arm After Blood Test
Hi, Veins very small. During blood test, the nurse had trouble finding my vein. When she found it the blood came out very very slowly. What's wrong?
A pint low?: One of many factors is how much water you've had to drink. Don't worry much about this. ...Read more
Suddenly the veins in my arm are very noticeably blue, showing through my skin. normally not very noticeable. I am med. brown. reasons why?
It is likely that: your skin is getting thinner or previous tanning or darkening of the skin is getting lighter. It is unlikely that this represents a change in the color of the blood or the blood vessels themselves. Given your history of eye issues it might also represent a change in your color vision rather than a change in the color of the veins themselves. ...Read more
Are very visible veins on my forearms, legs, and chest a sign of a blood clot or aneurysm somewhere in my body?
Can hormones cause veins to bulge suddenly? Swollen ankles last 3 days, veins in feet/legs, hands/arms very prominent. 2 days from period. BP normal.
Need more info...: The specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms are not enough to draw a conclusion, but what you described deserves a prompt evaluation. How to get the related things of good medical care for your concerns? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; do not try to wait out. ...Read more
Done IV push in a patient with blood clot on IV line. When pushing i noticed that small blood clots is entering the vein.Is it very harmful?So worried
Not dangerous: Hospital staff should be careful about sterile technique as well as avoiding injecting air bubbles or reinjection of blood clots into an IV line. But small blood clots in the vein will almost certainly not be harmful, so do not worry! ...Read more
Middle way on forearm is painful when strength arm & feel a bump under skin. 2weeks after blood test which hurt lots after needle was removed.
Venous insufficinecy: Visible veins on the legs are usually the result of venous insufficiency. The insufficiency may be in the skin [resulting tiny spider veins], or below the surface of the skin [ causing tiny and varicose veins] or in deep veins. It is best to have this evaluated by a vein specialist, often with aid of an ultrasound to see how best to treat. Weight loss or fat loss also makes veins more visible. ...Read more
Hi, very small blood clots appear on my arms and belly sometimes and disappear in a couple if days, why is that please?
Picture: Can you upload a picture of these? ...Read more
Was kneed in the face 2times popped blood vessel on inside of lip.Ive iced but the blood vessel is still getting larger.It's been 2days. It's swollen2?
Swelling: Always reaches its peak 48-72 hours after a traumatic injury. If it hasn't gone down in 2-3 more days then let me know. ...Read more
Hey i got bumbs in my under arm veins is it possible That they are valves they show more When my veins are small When its cold Im 21 ?
I think I have a blood clot on my external jugular vein, the vein is swollen. Pressure on left side brain. Spit blood almost every morning I wake up.
Get seen now: Coughing up blood requires immediate attention. There may be some other explanation for your headaches. ...Read more
The veins in my hands, arms and feet are becoming darker and protruding more. Chest x-ray/blood work/endoscopy were normal. Should I be concerned?
No: Prominent veins are not a cause for concern. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I took a family dollar blue dye test and both came out very very very faint barely visible one of the lines disappeared after 8 minutes what it means?
I had blood drawn , was a large lump under my skin, 4 days later shows up as a Hematoma, its very painful and around the main vein any dangers?
I got clusters of red spots 2 months ago after bad shave on leg. Some feel raised/dry. Fading v/slowly. Blood clots norm when cut. Petechaie?
Close shave!: Two months ago, your razor blade apparently cut too deeply into the skin and cut some of the tiny capillaries underneath. When these capillaries clotted, they left behind tiny scabs. Technically, petechiae result from capillaries that rupture and bleed under the skin, so they don't form scabs.. But you're close! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My arms and legs become weak feeling and heavy when thinking about getting blood drawn. Is this normal ?
3 small burst blood vessels in L hand in last year. Doctor unconcerned after first 2. Swells up slightly tingly when it happens then fine. Can see bluish lump after, that stays. Anxious about cause?
Allergic purpura?: Spontaneous purpura (small vessel or capillary hemorrhage) should be investigated by a dermatologist or a hematologist. What you are describing may reflect an allergic injury to your capillaries (leucocytoclastic vasculitis) or other blood/ blood vessel disorder ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For the last two weeks I've got more visible veins on my Boobs and on areola. What causes veins to become more visible all of a sudden?
It depends....: Pregnancy, which can make existing breast veins more prominent needs to be rules out first. Oral contraceptive use or breast augmentation can also cause veins on the breast to enlarge. Most breast veins fade following pregnancy or when swelling from breast augmentation subsides. Blue breast veins are only a cosmetic problem, and have no health consequences. Get breast exam to rule out any growth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 9 months pregnant, and upon getting out of the shower tonight, I noticed my chest and breasts were covered in bright blue veins. Is that normal?
Yes: Could certainly be normal especially if you took a warm shower. If baby is moving fine and you are otherwise well I wouldn't worry. ...Read more
The palms in my veins have become very noticeable since I started losing weight and they show even more after a hot shower. Normal?
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