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Problems with veins in wrist ... advice please

(6 Posts)
frazzledbutcalm Mon 11-Aug-14 21:20:06

Dd aged 11. Has several problems, unconnected to this problem. I don't know what this is, although I also have the same problem (different area).
So, problem - the veins in dd wrists are VERY, VERY painful. The only relief she gets is when we put freeze gel on them or a freeze gel pack. There's small bruising there now which to me, means the vein has had a small bleed. Can anyone shed any light on this condition and what it means?

Sarah121 Tue 12-Aug-14 01:43:48

Sure she's not knocking them? Bumping them accidentally at the dinner table etc.?

frazzledbutcalm Tue 12-Aug-14 07:48:10

Thanks for your reply sarah. No, it's the underside of her wrists. All her veins there are very sore. She's complained for 2 days solid. Can't get appt at GP til Monday! It happens to me but only last a couple of minutes. Those couple of minutes are REALLY painful, sharp stabbing red hot pain, extremely itchy then it stops and I've got a bruise. I can only say a blood vessel has burst/had a small bleed but I'm not sure if that can even happen?
But 2 days for dd is a long time. It's definitely from the veins.

frazzledbutcalm Tue 12-Aug-14 07:48:45

Sorry, meant to say she's not knocked them.

frazzledbutcalm Tue 12-Aug-14 22:46:10

Anyone have any experience or ideas?

frazzledbutcalm Thu 21-Aug-14 22:12:10

Been to GP .. he said he thinks pain is connected to her hypermobility hmm
I explained it's the veins that hurt, not the wrist itself. Going to go back and see different GP.

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