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Premenstrual tenderness and swelling of the breasts; Breast tenderness - premenstrual; Breast swelling - premenstrual
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Alternative Names Budd-Chiari syndrome; Hepatic veno-occlusive disease Symptoms Abdominal swelling or stretching Pain in the right upper abdomen Vomiting blood Yellowing of the skin (jaundice) Signs and tests One of the signs is swelling of the abdomen from fluid buildup ( ascites ). The liver is often swollen and tender. Tests include: CT scan or MRI of the abdomen Doppler ultrasound of the liver veins Liver biopsy Liver function tests Ultrasound of the liver
Varicose veins are abnormally and irregularly swollen veins (the blood vessels that return blood to the heart from the body tissues). The most common form of varicose veins progresses downward in either or both of two large veins near the surface of the leg. Varicose veins are one of the most common problems of blood vessels. About 15 percent of all American adults eventually develop varicose veins. The condition occurs four times more often in women than in men. Most people with varicose veins are between ages 30 and 60. Varicose veins develop slowly, but once they start they progress. They do not get better on their own. Pregnancy is not the cause, but varicose veins can develop or worsen during pregnancy. This is due to increased pressure from the uterus on the pelvic and leg veins, increased blood volume and changing hormones. Weakened vein walls - As you age, the walls of your veins may lose their elasticity. This weakening of the walls cause them to balloon-out (stretch). Valve failur...
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