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Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
52 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Pain aling the left: Pain and numbness in the left hand, and usually felt in the entire arm and shoulder as well, could be the result of a myocardial infarction (heart att ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Probably normal.: Veins can enlarge and shrink for many reasons most commonly levels of hydration, genetics, aging, sun exposure, temperature changes and even skin colo ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Compresion: Compression stockings are the most effective way to help bulging veins. Well fitting graduated compression not only helps the symptoms but also tempo ... Read More
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Dr. Ted King
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There are none.: Although i agree with dr. Wright that use of compression stockings is a way to be able to treat the symptoms that are often associated with varicose v ... Read More
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
None that works.: Varicose veins are due to leaking valves in the saphenous vein system. There is a strong hereditary component. There are many potential home remedie ... Read More
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A 12-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Concerned: I would be worried about a bloodclot on the affected side. If both sides affected then look for pelvic problem. Not normal for large bulging veins in ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Enlarged: Bulging veins are enlarged . This occurs often through exercise or exertion. Or in disease states when they become dilated due to insufficiency or bac ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
It Depends: Big or Prominently visible veins can be a sign of having low body fat or being physically fit. There are no problems with that type of" bulging "veins ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Hemorrhoids? : I wonder if you are asking about hemorrhoids which are most often caused by straining to pass stool. Avoiding constipation and over excessive strainin ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Usually: Born that way. Quite frequent presentation. Certainly, body builders, weight lifters can develop veins on the forehead, i suppose. Maybe a trumpetis ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Removal: If they are really big. Mostly these are small and do not require any treatment. Please see a vascular specialist.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Body fat and muscles: The biggest factor on the visibility of veins on arms is the amount of subcutaneous [ in the skin] fat that you have. Also the larger and more toned t ... Read More
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