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My ninety year old mother, usually healthy, independent and active, suddenly felt unwell, hot and cold, sick. She felt a local swelling of a vein in her right wrist, then shooting pains in her fingers and arm, moving over to her left fingers, hand and arm
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In brief: Take her to the ER
She needs to be seen immediately by a physician.
Take her to the nearest er.

In brief: Take her to the ER
She needs to be seen immediately by a physician.
Take her to the nearest er.
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
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Dr. Norman Bein
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In brief: Must r/o cva
At this age, stroke is always an important disease process to rule out.
..The vein enlargement is most l;ikely not a cause of any of her symptoms.

In brief: Must r/o cva
At this age, stroke is always an important disease process to rule out.
..The vein enlargement is most l;ikely not a cause of any of her symptoms.
Dr. Norman Bein
Dr. Norman Bein
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