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The vein on my left side of my neck keep throbbing and

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the vein on my left side of my neck keep throbbing and getting bigger
JA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Are you experiencing any numbness or tingling?
Customer: just started today
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no, numbness or tingling now. a little tingling on my head earlier.
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Health
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
am 36 yr old female with no other health issues.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 4 months ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.

How large is the vein?

Do you feel dizzy?

Do you have any past illness or take regular medicine?

How old are you?

How frequently do you feel it?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
pretty big, not feel dizzy, no past history and no meds, 36, started today.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
the scalp feel numb
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
dry mouth
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 4 months ago.

Thank you for all the information,
An abnormal dilation or underlying artery pulsation can be felt as throbbing.
Throbbing in a vein can come from an arteriovenous malformation too.
However, a muscle twitching can be confused with throbbing in a vein too.
This can occur in anxiety & stress.

Dry mouth can occur in anxiety.
You need to take an urgent examination by doctor.
An ultrasound examination can be taken, if doctor feels necessary.
I hope this information helps.
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