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Vascular Surgery

Lump in legs in vein

06/09/2008

Question:

sometimes my left leg aches for days at a time and today i found a hard lump in my left leg vein. what could this be?

Answer:

Hello. You may have problems with the valves in your veins not working well. I would suggest you get an ultrasound of the valves in your veins, then see a vascular surgeon if there are problems. Good luck!

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Amy B Reed, MD Amy B Reed, MD
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