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on my left arm up above my elbow,ihave a vein that is going

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on my left arm up above my elbow,ihave a vein that is going across my arm.my arm stays sawollen over half of the time.the doctors are not saying what is going on with my arm.could you help me?XXXXX XXXXXdler
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr.Tiwari replied 6 years ago.
Hello,
Is that area is also tender /painful(along the line of vein)?

Is there redness in the forearm or arm?

Please reply.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
yes it is painfull.it feels tight.
Expert:  Dr.Tiwari replied 6 years ago.
Thanks for information.

Looking at your information it looks that you are having THROMBOPHELBITIS.This is an inflammation of the walls of the vein which in turn lead to blockage of the vein cavity with thickened wall.

You should do following to have relief in this-

1.Take an early second opinion from your doctor.As it needs an early treatment to have relief or it may lead to complication of infection or ulceration.


2.You may need a prescription of an oint like THROMBOPHOB which is a preparation of heparin & help in reliving the chances of thrombus formation in vein & help in reliving the inflammation.

3.Take an anti inflammatory analgesic like advil or aleeve.


4.Do local ice fomentation.


5.Keep the limb elevated on pillow.


Hope this will help you.
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