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Dilated vein, right side chest, pain on pressing hard - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   i have a slightly hardened vein that runs below from the right side chest
User :   it looks like it is little swollen
User :   for almost 15 days
User :   but it doesnt pain unless stretched.
Doctor :   ok
User :   on pressing it hard, it feels a little pain
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender
User :   29 male
User :   i went to a doctor yesterday
User :   he suggested voveran with rantac for 3 days
Doctor :   ok
User :   but somehow i was not satisfied as it has been there for a while
User :   though it seems to be in the very superficial layer of the skin..
Doctor :   may i know if you exercise or work out ?
User :   no i dont
Doctor :   ok
User :   it has been there since i came back from my village..
Doctor :   dilatations of vein are common
Doctor :   most of the time nothing needs to be done
Doctor :   they are considered normal
User :   it was quite hot there.,. and i had loose motion for couple of days after coming back
Doctor :   in men it looks highlighted
User :   ok
Doctor :   since doctor has examined you , i feel he must have been sure of it
User :   so should i take it easy with the medication suggested?
Doctor :   so do not worry
User :   ok.. thanx
Doctor :   yes , you should take it easy
Doctor :   it does not hurt much right ?
User :   no.. not at all
Doctor :   ok
User :   if i press it hard.. i feel a little pinch.. thats all
Doctor :   then it is just a superficial vein dilatation
Doctor :   just give it some time
Doctor :   is ere any arm swelling ?
User :   ok.. thanks a lot
User :   no
User :   ok.. thank you doctor
User :   i have a meeting to attend.. i will get in touch if it doesnt go off in a week or so
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   pleasure here
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   take care
User :   thanks a lot
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