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Pain and swelling in veins of calf - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i have veins sticking out on my calf and its hot to the touch and down by my ankle it turning black should i be worried
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   whats your age and gender?
Doctor :   do it pain?
User :   female 38 yes and swelling
Doctor :   Is ther pain in the veins
Doctor :   ok
User :   yea
Doctor :   is it on both the side?
Doctor :   Do you smoke?
User :   just one leg yes i smoke
Doctor :   How many you smoke per days and since how many years you been smoking
User :   a pack a day for 16 years
Doctor :   do you take contraceptive pills
Doctor :   Stop smoking.
Doctor :   get one dopller ultrasound for the vein>
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