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Swollen vein in wrist. Why? Will it get better?

I am a 59 year old female. In good health. About a month ago a swollen vien apeared on the inside of my right wrist . It is still there and is painful and burns when I use my wrist. Since I have another swoolen vien apear on the top of the same hand . It will get a little better and then get worse. I use a computer mouse and key board all day at my work. Any advice as to this?
Asked On : Sat, 22 Sep 2012
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Infectious Diseases Specialist 's  Response
Hi there,
Welcome to HCM.
I am suspecting local phlebitis which is inflammation of the vein. I suggest you give rest to the wrist as much as possible. I will get better if rested enough. If gets very painful, you can take paracetamol to reduce the pain. Thanks.
Answered: Sun, 29 Sep 2013
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