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bulging vein in temple

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
You might: have temporal arteritis, a serious but treatable condition. You should see a doctor for full evaluation.

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Brockenbrough
49 years experience Thoracic Surgery
See your doctor: You need a complete physical. Your primary doctor is the best place to start. He or she will know the where to direct you.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
Probably not: Other related causes like allergy and sinusitis or both and migraine as you said -- but you still need to see your doctor for an exam.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
USUALLY NOT: Assuming that your BP is either under control or minimally elevated, you are not having migraines due to hypertension, but you may be experiencing sid ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Negative: Not unless your BP is in the vicinity of >220 and >120.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Right temple: Some folks just have prominent veins on their temples, probably no problem.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Positional change.: The veins in the face just as the veins in the rest of the body change in size depending on changes in position as well as changes in levels of hydrat ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Velma Scantlebury
40 years experience Transplant Surgery
Temporal artery: What you describe is likely your temporal artery. It is normal to see it, if your skin is thin, have thin fat layer under skin or hair to cover it up.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
23 years experience Family Medicine
Probably normal: These vessels can be more superficial particularly if you are skinny. You should consider having your blood pressure checked to make sure it is in th ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Spinks
22 years experience Neurosurgery
Worth Checking Out: This is probably ok. It is very common to have bulging veins with headaches. However, depending on why you had the craniotomy and exactly where the ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Normal finding: The temporal arteries and temporal veins lie immediately adjacent to each other. During exercise or increased activity, the arteries will pulsate bec ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
31 years experience Pediatrics
Bulging veins: You need to be evaluated by a physicians for signs of increased intracranial pressure

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