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Sudden bulging vein in temple

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Velma Scantlebury
41 years experience
Temporal artery: What you describe is likely your temporal artery. It is normal to see it, if your skin is thin, have thin fat layer under skin or hair to cover it up.
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Arteries throb.: The temporal arteries and temporal veins lie immediately adjacent to each other. During exercise or increased activity, the arteries will pulsate bec... Read More

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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Spinks
Neurosurgery 23 years experience
Worth Checking Out: This is probably ok. It is very common to have bulging veins with headaches. However, depending on why you had the craniotomy and exactly where the ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 32 years experience
Probably not: Other related causes like allergy and sinusitis or both and migraine as you said -- but you still need to see your doctor for an exam.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
USUALLY NOT: Assuming that your BP is either under control or minimally elevated, you are not having migraines due to hypertension, but you may be experiencing sid... Read More
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Negative: Not unless your BP is in the vicinity of >220 and >120.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
Probably normal: But can't tell from your description. If you have concerns, see your doctor for an examination.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Margaret Hayes
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Bulging Veins: Bulging veins in the hands and wrists are often associated with aging, being thin and well hydrated. When the arms are down the blood in your veins h... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Meglin
Interventional Radiology 36 years experience
Vein or artery: Are you sure its a vein? If so, this may indicate nothing except that you are well hydrated. It could also mean higher than normal pressures in your c... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
ER/UC: Your symptoms cannot be diagnosed online, nor should they be. Go to an ER or UC clinic today for examination and evaluation.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Burning eyes: Do you have any other medical problems like Diabetes? How much do you weigh? Consult with us to help solve your issue as it could be serious.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Cooper
23 years experience
Varicose vein: Probably varicose vein due to underlying venous reflux or insufficiency. The latter is caused by damaged valves. Recommend thigh high compression sto... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Probably normal.: Neck veins tend to bulge when the pressure in the chest increases such as with straining or crying. This occurs often in children and prominent veins... Read More
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