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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Your prominent could just be your physique. If you mean jugular veinous distension then will be concerned of cardiomyopathy.

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See Peds: Bifid uvula should not be a problem if no other facial abnormalities. Ask peds about prominent neck veins.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Anomaly: or a less common anatomic variance may explain this. Concern is raised if this is new or worsening or if other associated signs and symptoms are prese ... Read More
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Dr. Marlene Wust-smith
32 years experience Pediatrics
Careful cardiac exam: What you describe CAN be perfectly normal but to be sure please take your son to the pediatrician and point the veins out. If he were my patient I wou ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Traffic jam: This may indicate tj. Check with your doc if there is any problem with your "highways" to the heart. Discuss echo and ultrasound of the veins. It ... Read More
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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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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
It depends : There are multiple factors that go into neck veins pressure.Your position whether you are lying flat , the position of the bed you are lying on whethe ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Normal: Neck veins distend when we lie with our head lower than our heart or when we strain. With straining, the pressure within the chest increases and the ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Isobe
54 years experience Phlebology
Increased pressure: The act of lol results in a valsalva maneuver, where holding of the breath causes increase in the chest pressure. This pressure acts upon the veins i ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck vein: distension is usually not normal.May be indication of CHF. Need evaluation
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