Bulging Veins, Pain Or Discomfort And Swelling

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Painful bruising can appear from something silly like running into a countertop. Small blood clots can sometimes develop in superficial (shallow) veins. This is thrombophlebitis and it generally resolves with time, NSAIDs, and warm compresses. If you're in substantial pain, have any fevers or chills, have any chest pain or shortness of breath, get in to see your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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