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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Thomas
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
Vascular Surgeons: While certain things such as high cardiac output excercise can cause large veins that are normal, the most prominnent veins are varicose veins. Veins ... Read More
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Dr. James White
31 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Vein Specialists: Vein disease is usually treated by physicians who have special training in venous disease. Specialists are usually from general surgery, vascular sur ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Vein specialist: Prominent veins are best treated, if it is needed, by vein specialists.Specialists are often from general surgery, vascular surgery and radiology back ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Thomas
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
Damaged veins: While certain things such as high cardiac output excercise can cause large veins that are normal, the most prominnent veins are varicose veins. Veins ... Read More
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Dr. James Isobe
54 years experience Phlebology
Heredity: The prominent veins present in the arms and legs are inherited. The prominent veins in the legs can cause symptoms of leg pain, swelling, restless le ... Read More
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Hydration: The veins in the body are a reflection of the total blood volume and degree of individual hydration and genetics. Veins may enlarge or decrease depen ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
40 years experience Urology
Variable: Like veins in our arms, so are veins in our penises...Sometimes very prominent, sometimes hidden.
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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
Mostly yes: It depends what you exactly mean by prominent, but it is normal for males to have visable veins on their penis. Especially when there is an erection.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
31 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Loss of fat Cosmetic: Many factors are related to prominent veins ...But the most common cause is loss of body fat. Most patients who present with prominent hand veins hav ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Hydration: The veins in the body are a reflection of the total blood volume and degree of individual hydration. Veins may enlarge or decrease depending on over ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Zimmet
43 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Exercise: Exercise tends to make veins more prominent.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
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Don't think so: Estrogen will not help prominent veins. As a mater of fact, it could make them worse. I am not sure what you mean by a blocker.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Zimmet
43 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Usually aging: Prominent hand veins are common as we get older. The skin gets thinner, we lose some of the fat volume in the hands, and veins tend to dilate over tim ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: It would be helpful for me to know your age and general health. It would be beneficial to consult with your primary care physician who knows you best ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Swollen hand veins.: Hand veins can swell for many reasons but the most common is certainly hereditary . Other factors would be level of hydration, aging, sun exposure an ... Read More

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