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neck vein distention causes

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Diastolic CHF: This could be diastolic heart failure. Heart failure could be associated with above mentioned symptoms along with shortness of breath, leg swelling.

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James White
31 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
More info please: Need more information to give a detailed answer to the question.
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Dr. Joel Gotvald
25 years experience Vascular Surgery
Neck Vein Narrowing: If you are referring to pathological narrowing, it can be the result of previous clots damaging the vein, prior catheter placement in the neck vein da ... Read More
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Dr. Benjamin Lerner
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
Probably normal: Your jugular vein will pulsate normally with each heart beat (visually at least). Exaggerated pulsation in the jugular vein can be a sign of a cardiac ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Isobe
54 years experience Phlebology
Calm down: Anger causes one to strain, thus increasing the pressure within the chest. This pressure is transmitted to the veins in the chest, and upwards to the ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anil Gungor
35 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: i do not know of a medical condition caused by spasm of jugular veins
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
23 years experience General Surgery
Normal variant?: It's possible that it could be a narrowing of the vein between there and the heart, or a clot in the vein, but either of those would be extremely unli ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Veins: More information is needed. May be best to person a virtual consult to better help you. At your age it doesn't sound too concerning
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 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Inflammation/clot: It may be mild inflammation. However, a simple diagnostic test, an ultrasound to look for a blood clot is easy, and safe. Call your doc for evaluation ... Read More
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Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Deep breathing will not cause this.

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