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Why can I see my veins in my chest?

The Main Cause of Visible Blue Breast Veins Some of the most common causes of visible veins on the chest include: Age – the older you get the thinner your skin gets which makes veins more visible. Genetics – visible veins tend to run in families.

Which is the largest blood vessel of the human body?

aorta

Why is my right pec sore?

Share on Pinterest There are a number of different causes for right-sided chest pain, including anxiety, trauma, rib fracture, and heartburn. Severe anxiety or stress can trigger an anxiety attack.

How is pleurisy diagnosed?

The diagnosis of pleurisy is made by the characteristic chest pain and physical findings on examination of the chest. The sometimes-associated pleural accumulation of fluid (pleural effusion) can be seen by imaging studies (chest X-ray, ultrasound, or CT).

Can pleurisy feel like a pulled muscle?

Pleuritis, or pleurisy, refers to inflammation of the lining of the lungs. A bacterial or viral infection is the most common cause. Pleuritis can cause pain that feels like a pulled chest muscle. It is generally sharp, sudden, and increases in severity when taking a breath.

Is pleurisy a serious condition?

Pleurisy Complications Complications of pleurisy can be serious. They include: Lungs that are blocked or can’t expand the way they should (atelectasis) Pus in your pleural cavity (empyema)

Should I go to ER for pleurisy?

Get emergency medical help for any chest pain or difficulty breathing. Even if you have already been diagnosed with pleurisy, call your doctor right away for even a low grade fever. A fever may be present if there is any infection or inflammation.

Can you have pleurisy without fever?

shortness of breath. excess phlegm and mucus. cough with or without blood. fever.