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What could be the cause of swollen vein from the armpit to the elbow along with soreness ?

I have a swollen vein under my armpit and running to my elbow . What could be going on There is soreness in my shoulder, under the arm and down the arm.
Asked On : Mon, 12 Mar 2012
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hi welcome to you have got vecose veins in axilla. because there is pain surgery may becom necesory. magnetic resonance imaging may be necesy to gdentify the type of obstruction and preasure on nerves causing pain. if there is no pain doctors can try treatment with medicines. wishing for quick relief.
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thank you for the inquiry.
This can be due to a local swelling in the vein with a tire or compression.
what is your age? do you feel stiffness and pain in the neck? then there are chances for cervical spondylosis.
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Answered: Mon, 12 Mar 2012
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