Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
169 Doctors are Online

What is the cause and treatment for swollen vein above the left side hip bone ?

Hi, I have just noticed a swollen vein just above my left side hip bone . It feels bruised to touch and my hip feels achy. I have no bumped myself. I am physically fit otherwise and go to the at least 3 times a week. I would like to know if I should be concerned or if it will settle down by itself.
Asked On : Tue, 21 Feb 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  1035
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Topics
  User's Response
hello katie.
yes, you should be concerned. but there are absolutely no hurry or worry. it may be a developing varicose vein. there are few diagnostic (postural) tests which a physician has to do to locate the cause. i have seen many patients who lives with varicose vein for years and years together without any treatment or major symptoms. or in some case your vein may be temporary and may go off itself (if due to temporary internal pressure ). you can consult a chiropractor for regular exercise ones u are diagnosed.
Answered: Tue, 21 Feb 2012
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor