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What causes tightness and stiffness in veins on hand?

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One of my viens in left hand is started very tight and stiff. I couldnot unfold my arm due to this.
Posted Wed, 13 Aug 2014 in Veins and Arteries
 
 
Answered by Dr. T Shobha Deepak 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Possibly Thrombophlebitis

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It could possible be due to thrombophlebitis of the vein. Exact diagnosis will depend on clinical examination. It would be helpful if you could provide clinical photograph for further assessment.

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Dr T Shobha Deepak
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Follow-up: What causes tightness and stiffness in veins on hand? 13 hours later
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Answered by Dr. T Shobha Deepak 26 hours later
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Take care

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Wishing you great health

Take care
Best regards
Dr T Shobha Deepak
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