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Painful knots in my veins

01/22/2009

Question:

Dear Professionals, I have some painful knots in my veins. One is in my right thigh and has been there for some time. The second is in a major vein down the right side of my neck. The third is on my upper right arm between two muscles. They are not going away. I have read your forums and no, I have not done any heavy lifting. Thank you!

Answer:

It is unusual to have pain in veins in many different locations at one time. I would recommend you see your doctor.

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Amy B Reed, MD Amy B Reed, MD
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