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Vein running across rib cage, soreness, visible. X-rays done, no calcium deposit. Causes?

I came to this site as I found a discussion very similar to my case. It s listed in the window below where I m typing at this minute. On my right side, it feels like there is a vein (maybe the diameter of a large earth worm ) that runs across the type of my rib cage. It appears to start between the 3rd/4th rib from the bottom. I noticed soreness on that side when I d wake up in the morning last week. Over the weekend I started to notice the vein. It s just a little tender to the touch, but otherwise does not bother me. I went into a 24 hour clinic yesterday and they took X-rays - ruled out anything calcium-deposit related. They recommended a general surgeon - I have a doctors appt in 3 to 4 weeks, but thought I d check online as well.
Asked On : Fri, 29 Jun 2012
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first and fore most you did not mention your sex if you were to be female are you pregnant or delivered rescently?if you are female post deliverd rule out the thrombophlebitis
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