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Blood Vessels That Pop On Hands & Feet

Blood Vessels That Pop On Hands & Feet

Does anyone get broken blood vessels on their hands & feet that are unrelated to injury. I know it's referred to as Achenbach syndrome, which is supposed to be benign and self-limiting, but I was wondering if it's more common within the lupus community. It starts with pain and almost a stinging sensation and the vein bulges, then pops leaving a bruise.

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I also get veins popping mostly in my hands....feels almost like a bee sting to me. Then a bruise remains. Doctor just brushed it off let it wasn't concerning so I suppose it is ok.

posted about 3 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Yes. it happens in my fingers often.

posted about 3 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Yes, it happens to me all the time. It always happens on my ring fingers. There is no reason, it just happens. I'm glad I'm not the only one. Thank you for the "name" Achenbach syndrome, I will do some researching.

posted about 3 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I get them in my fingers. They really hurt!

posted about 3 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

yes, my ring finger does this every once in awhile as well. It is a weird pinching feeling then it looks like a bruise.

posted about 3 years ago
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