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enlarged jugular vein

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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I have : To know is enlargement unilateral or bilateral, is also some puffiness of the face exists too.I t is is highly recommended to see a physician if the ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam: I recommend you get examined if you feel faint!
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Vascular surgeon: This type of question is best answered by a vascular surgeon who would order further tests if deemed advisable.. This may be a normal variant though.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Carotid artery: Hearing a pulsating sound in the ear is most likely an awareness of the carotid artery pulsating next to the cochlea (inner ear hearing organ). It is ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Not: Just enlarged vein is not a problem so long it does not have a clot in it. Also the flow pattern needs to be defined. If the flow is slow that could i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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One can feel: Pain in any given vein, jugular vein included, only if the vein is abnormal, i.e. Something happened around or in the vein. Specifically regarding th ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Prominent jugular : He needs to see a doctor and may need further work up including CT scan of neck and chest to rule out any mass causing pressure on jugular vein. He ma ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor or an ENT doctor can evaluate discomfort in the neck near the jugular vein, if the symptoms persist or are worrisome. If a perso ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Zimmet
43 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Hard to say: It's difficult to say what they may represent without knowing more about them and without seeing them. Perhaps they are cherry angiomas, which are ext ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Compression: Some type of process compressing the vein would cause a occlusion. This could be a a mass or some other structure in the neck occluding the vein.

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