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Swollen painful veins/arteries down the right side of ribs just under the breast. What is this ?

I have what appear to be swollen painful veins/arteries down the right side of my ribs just under my breast . Please explain what might be happening to me. I am very concerned as it was first noticed few weeks ago and is becoming more painful to the extent that I cannot ly on my side without experiencing discomforting pains now.
Asked On : Fri, 3 Aug 2012
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Hello ma'am and welcome.

Did you experience any trauma to the region, did you put on weight, any change or addition in birth control, and many more questions need answering. I would thus recommend you to visit your doctor for a more elaborate evaluation please.

Hope this helps.

Best wishes.
Answered: Mon, 21 Jul 2014
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