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burst veins in hands

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: There are some vascular problems that can have fragile tissues- arteries and veins, but hy are unusual: marfan, ehlers- danlos etc.
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Nol: There is no association between hand veins bursting and having aneurysms. Aneurysms tend to run in families and especially male dominance. However, a ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Veins: Veins break secondary to dilation, pressure. If the veins are weak either do to genetics or nutrition you can be more prone to breaking. If you are ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwardo Yambo
Specializes in Family Medicine
Leukemia: pt has anemia with decreased platlets causing ruptured blood vessels
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Swollen hand veins.: Hand veins can swell for many reasons but the most common is certainly hereditary . Other factors would be level of hydration, aging, sun exposure an ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
44 years experience Pediatrics
Vein bursting: If you are experiencing increasing amounts of bruising, there are a few concerns. One would be if your blood is unusually thin. This can be because of ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Possible infection: The purple skin discoloration is consistent with a burst vein, but the redness now suggests inflammation, either from the blood in the tissue causing ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hand vascular/iss: See a hand surgeon....
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes it could be: See your doctor high blood pressure, low blood clotting, thining of the blood, central infections and many things. Even though it may just end up bei ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
29 years experience Family Medicine
Sounds like: some of your symptoms may be related to your fibromyalgia. It does not look like you are taking any medication for this. If you are having swelling/ ... Read More
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