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Vein burst in leg, red, numb, swelling, blood trapped under skin, high BP. Cause of concern?

i had a vein explode in my leg the other day i thought it was a bug bite but cause it swoll up and got red and hurt but my leg felt very numb i went to a med emerg office and they told me it was a common thing that happens veins just burst and blood gets trapped ,,, thing is my blood pressure was 160 110 do you think i should go see another doctor
Asked On : Tue, 17 Jul 2012
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Thanks for your query,
you have Elevated blood pressure 160/110 that needs work up.
First you measure your blood pressure for a week on different time if it remains more than 150/90 in most of readings then you need to take medicines for it on regular bases.
Your leg vein explode has no relation to your high pressure but it needs work up.
Answered: Tue, 17 Jul 2012
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