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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Saphenous veiv: This could be a tributary of the short saphenous vein . The only way to really know is to have it evaluated by a vascular doctor or podiatrist . Bul ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
22 years experience Podiatry
Vascular opinion : You should see a vascular specialist to see how your veins are doing. There are newer procedures that can be performed in office.
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Dr. Andres Katz
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
Chronic vein insuffi: Valvular reflux in veins and/or prior phlebitis results in chronic venous insufficiency that leads to stasis dermatitis and venous ulcers. See your ph ... Read More
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Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Bulging veins.: Varicose veins are due to leaking valves in the saphenous vein system. There is a strong hereditary component. Leaking (refluxing) valves can lead t ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
72 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Normal can be ugly: You could have kidney or heart problems but at your age I would suspect that you have the sl. swollen feet ofter seen at rest in women. Some of us ha ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Isobe
54 years experience Phlebology
Unlikely: The risk factors for development of prominent bulging veins are heredity, pregnancy, prolonged standing/sitting, age, obesity. The subsequent swellin ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: 2cm is quite large for a venous appearing mass. Did you measure it? I would have this area looked at by a physician. We might be able to help with a ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Venous insufficiency: Venous insufficiency is the backwards flow of blood in the veins. This is the underlying cause of varicose veins. Varicose veins are dilated [bulging] ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Close leaking valves: Varicose veins are a result of malfunctioning valves usually in the saphenous system. The first step in treatment would be to obtain a venous reflux u ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: You should see a vascular doctor for evaluation. Might want to try compression stockings.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Maybe normal: Bulging veins are very common in pregnancy. Pressure from the uterus on the pelvic veins leads to bulging of veins in the thighs and legs. The hormone ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faizal Badat
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See your Doctor: Hi. Its best to get your Doctor to examine you. Do you have any pain in your lower back? There could be swelling of your lower spine due to the fall ... Read More
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