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Vascular Surgery

Hard and Tender Vein

06/07/2011

Question:

About a week ago I noticed a tender area on my rid cage. There is no sign of bruising or redness. It feels like a hard vein, and it feels bruised. Should I be concerned?

Answer:

Thank you for visiting NetWellness.  You should have your primary care physician examine this.

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Response by:

Jean  E Starr, MD Jean E Starr, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Vascular Surgery
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University