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Swelling and discoloration of the veins in the arm - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Blood Disorders
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 675 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   please repeat the query
User :   the veins in my hands are both very blue and swelling and I am also seeing white spots showing over the past 24 hours
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   is it first time happening
User :   yes
Doctor :   is there any injection into the veins?
User :   nope
User :   I noticed last night
Doctor :   how old are you?
User :   42
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the blu discoloration, swelling are not good
Doctor :   Do u have pain?
User :   how bad
User :   no pain
Doctor :   do u have pain?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Bad meaning there are different reason?
Doctor :   1. it could be just infection of he veins
Doctor :   2. there could be clot in the veins
Doctor :   What I recommend you get the physical examination
User :   OK
Doctor :   And next step depends on MD evaluation
User :   I have no other issues other than my hands
Doctor :   if infections u get antibitics
Doctor :   if he suspects clot, he order Duplex Ultra sound to look for the clot
Doctor :   Did I answer your query
User :   yea another vistit to my DR
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
User :   thanks I will call my MD
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye
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