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Sudden onset of visible blue veins on chest and breast, pain in chest and arms, legs causing visible veins. Alarming?

Visible blue viens across the chest and breast all of a sudden with pain in the upper right chest all night and the right arm in pain with fingers swelling and tightning also pain shooting down the right leg at times throughtout the night and viens also became visible in both arms. Woke up today with the pain still in my right arm and upper right chest. Should i be concerned and what could be done to get rid of the pain?
Asked On : Thu, 16 Aug 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Dear friend, welcome to HCM.
I am a bit concerned here,as your sypmtoms may point to a serious disease.
it looks like a thrombosis (clotting)of major vein of the arm/ thorax (chest), where your description fits best.
do you have fever, swelling over face, neck?
is breathing heavy?
you need to go to ER and get evaluated for possible major venous thrombosis. act fast.
till then, you can take simple household pain killers like acetaminophen.
act on your doctors ' advice. if they suspect the same as I do, you will need doppler, echo, a CT scan may be !
take care and keep me informed on your progress.
Good luck !
Answered: Fri, 17 Aug 2012
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