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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello. i have this vein in my left calf down btwn ankle and knee. every time i walk it seems like a baloon that is inflating and protruding out from the skin. hurts terrible when i walk and feels like it could "pop" any second. i did have a deep thrombotic vein removed while in the us army several yrs back (right middle finger) but this hurts much worse. tried not to move, still feel it. still hurts and tried bandage to apply pressure. dosent work. tylenol dosent even touch the pain. any ideas and should i worry ?? please help ...thank you
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
User :   hello. i have this vein in my left calf down btwn ankle and knee. every time i walk it seems like a baloon that is inflating and protruding out from the skin. hurts terrible when i walk and feels like it could "pop" any second. i did have a deep thrombotic vein removed while in the us army several yrs back (right middle finger) but this hurts much worse. tried not to move, still feel it. still hurts and tried bandage to apply pressure. dosent work. tylenol dosent even touch the pain. any ideas and should i worry ?? please help ...thank you
Doctor :  
have u seen any doctor for this?
User :   no
User :   any ideas what it is ??
User :   should i worry ??
Doctor :  
to read
Doctor :   have u seen any doctor?
User :   ???? no
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
nothing serious
Doctor :  
i feel its better u see a general surgeon
Doctor :  
for physical examintaion
User :   immediately ??
Doctor :  
as soon as possible
Doctor :  
as ure having history of thrombosis
User :   thank you
Doctor :   welcome


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