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i can see the veins in my palms

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 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

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A female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Don't worry: It is normal to see some veins in the palm of the hand. They are more visible, however, if you're hands are very slender or if you are very pale, so ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: Veins are thin walled, low pressure structures. They fill and become engorged when they're below heart level and they collapse when held above heart l ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience General Surgery
No clue: I wish i could see a good picture of the fore arm and hands. See if elevating the arm makes the "bumps" go away. If it bothers you see ur family docto ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If this an infection causing the swelling or if there is a clot in a vein you should be evaluated by a physician. Acute arthritis is another possibili ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayaz Samadani
56 years experience General Practice
Prominent veins: Hand prominent veins are due to hands hanging down for a long period. Sometimes lack of fat cause veins to be visible. More serious causes are obstruc ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience Dermatology
May be infected: may want to see your doc for evaluation...could be foreign body in your skin that can lead to infection.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Blood vessel injury: You possibly bumped the finger and bruised a blood vessel which then caused bleeding under the skin. This would cause a sharp pain and slight swellin ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Although small clots can and occur from trauma. More likely you are encountering a valve in the vein in your hand.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: to have the burn checked out.

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