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What Does Varicose Vein Pain Feel Like
Varies In People: It can be aching, throbbing, burning, dull pain, cramping discomfort, itching, heaviness, a pressure sensation, or a combination of these symptoms. Many patients have no symptoms at all. Others may have some ankle swelling when standing but no discomfort. I would recommend that you see a board -certified vascular surgeon who is considered an expert in evaluation & treatment of varicose veins. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Symptoms of DVT: The affected limb becomes swollen and tight. Since its a venous issue - pulses are still present. However, the limb is swollen and tender to touch. It may also be warmer. It will be painful to walk if it affects the legs. ...Read more
Visible superficial vein on right shin when standing or sitting. It's not twisted and doesn't look like varicose vein. Does it require treatment?
Reticular vein.: This sounds like a blue or reticular vein which is larger than a spider vein but not as large as a varicose vein. There is no treatment necessary for this unless you want to remove it because of cosmetic reasons. If you want to eradicate it, then sclerotherapy would be the treatment of choice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get checked: Could be anything from varicocele to torsion of the testis. The latter is an emergency--you could lose the testicle. ...Read more
Colic or flank pain: Kidney pain can occur as a result of stones or infection. People who have kidney stones report colicky pain that comes & goes during which it's impossible to get comfortable. Pain can range from affected back down flank & around to groin area. Kidney infection is typically localized to affected back at 'costovertebral angle" where ribs meet spine. Muscles don't hurt but tapping gently elicits pain. ...Read more
Burning tingling: Sensory neuropathy is broken down into large fiber (loss of sensation, loss of proprioception) and small fiber (burning, tingling sensation). It's the small fiber component that most patients complain about. They also relate sensation of ants crawling on their feet and legs. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Many different ways: Pressure [like someone sitting on your chest] when you are active, moving fast, exercising. Pain moving to your left jaw and arm. But sometimes it's very different, especially for women. You can feel nausea, flu-like, sweaty, shortness of breath, unusual tiredness for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Uncommon: The spleen is located under the ribs on the left. But the things here is this: unless you have a reason to have a lot of inflammation in the area, pain actually form the spleen itself is pretty unusual. If you are not sure what's going on and you have new pain in your abdomen, call your doctor or go to the er. ...Read more
I am experiencing varicose veins and bulging veins. The following also describes me: Red spider veins. What should I do?
Like a cramp: A blood clot on the leg, usually presents as a painful cramp in the calve. Some are symptoms are typically swelling and discoloration of the extremity. The laster two definitely tell you that a vinous doppler would be in order ASAP. A blood clot in the leg can dislodge and travel to the lungs as a pulmonary embolism and this can be life threatening. ...Read more
Unrelated: The prominent blue veins are probably a separate issue - you just get them as you age (sadly). Pain in the wrist would be a joint or tendon problem especially if you do a lot of repetitive work with your hands. If you fell then there could be a fracture and you might need an x-ray ...Read more
It Varies: Sometimes a blood clot has no symptoms. But common symptoms are swelling in the legs, pain in the calf, heaviness in the leg. If the clot travels to your lung, you can have shortness of breath, a fast heart beat, chest pain, heaviness in the chest and this is an emergency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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