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I have what feels like I swollen line (maybe vein) that runs

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I have what feels like I swollen line (maybe vein) that runs from under my left breast diagonally to a couple inched above my belly button. It hurts a bit when I touch it
JA: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?
Customer: No injuries, I just noticed it two nights ago
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: well I'm obese, smoker. I have high blood pressure which take medicine for
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 5 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

This is likely an inflamed superficial vein. Can occur due to the infection or even due to the blood clot formation. Cold compress, aspirin can be taken for relief. However you should see your doctor to check for any blood clot and infection.
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