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Protruding veins in hands and feet

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No: Prominent veins are not a cause for concern. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk produ... Read More

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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology 29 years experience
Phlebitis ?: It is hard to say for sure , but this could be superficial phlebitis. This is an inflamed vein that closes. There are several other possibilities. I w... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blowing veins?: Syncope should be evaluated,since there are multiple medical causes. Veins can "collapse" due to low BP, however, cardiac and neurological exams are m... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
You're so Vein..: Genetics determines the number of veins you own. The appearance of these veins can change due to various circumstances. Aging, the thickness of skin, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sonja Stiller-martin
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Compression: You can wear both compression stockings/socks and compression gloves. They may relieve symptoms related to the enlarged veins. Elevating your legs an... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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To link : Both your complaints, swelling&protruding veins i can think of only one single condition: pressure on the root of draining veins. Since ur speaking in... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Hard to say: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ann Holland
Podiatry 28 years experience
Engorged veins: The flow of blood can be impeded or backed up causing the veins, the more elastic vessels, to expand; raise arms and elevate legs to reduce the engo... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No need: Being able to see veins on hands and feet is normal and there is no cause for concern. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits,... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
R neck / parathesia: Is the numbness only on the right side or both sides? Would get a carotid doppler on the neck, check for diabetes, TSH/ T4, B12, magnesium, lyme ... Read More

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