Deep Veins

Deep veins are the veins that are near the bones and surrounded by muscle. These veins lie deeper under the skin and return more blood to the heart than surface (superficial) veins.

Is it an emergency?

If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.
If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control now at 1-800-567-8911.

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