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the veins on my abdomen stick out

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience in Phlebology
Normal finding: I am amazed about how often patients ask me about the veins on their chest or breasts. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue ve ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience in Phlebology
Seek help: The isolated vein may be collateral venous drainage, especially if you have had previous blood clot in the left leg, involving the major portion calle ... Read More
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A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience in Pediatrics
Prob normal variant: Infants in later months, start developing pot belly, which can make veins to show. If still concerned, pl call your child's doctor for an assessment.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Be seen: Chances are if you are thin it just means you have noticed them. If you are overweight or a heavy drinker or other conditions you should be checked.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience in Phlebology
Positional change.: The veins in the face just as the veins in the rest of the body change in size depending on changes in position as well as changes in levels of hydrat ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Forearm lump: It depends on what the tiny lump on your forearm is. For a simple sebaceous cyst or lipoma, working out will probably not affect the lump at all.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Could be: gallbladder, liver, or hernia of abdominal wall. Get to a doctor for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience in General Surgery
If the veins : Are congested, i.e. Full with blood they will bulge and protrude. Also is depending of the position: elevate legs or hands the vein will "disappear". ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Unique to you!: The appearance of prominent veins around the face is largely related to your anatomy. They are more apparent in thin folks and frequent exercises. I s ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
13 years experience in Gynecology
New bra: Very likely due to your bra. Those are areas where the skin gets warm. Can cause a rash or yeast infection. Have a doc check it out. You may need an a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Not normal: if you can feel your own uterus, went to the right or to the left, please see a physician to be sure
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience in Phlebology
Several options.: What you describe are usually blue (reticular) veins rather than varicose veins. These can be treated by several means including sclerotherapy and mi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Need: To be examined by your doctor.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
Need to be examined: Rash on the back of your leg requires a history and exam. Possibly contact dermatitis.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Go to ER: You may have a vein occulsion , DVT or stroke in progress. Get a friend to help you call for ambulance and get seen soon.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
PENIS PIMPLE: I CANNOT SEE THIS PIMPLE-LOOKING THING. PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP OR DERMATOLOGIST. IT DOES NOT SOUND SERIOUS . . .
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience in General Practice
PROBABLE SCIATICA: Your symptoms are probably due to a 'compressed' lumbar nerve in your back (likely l3-4). A lumbar MRI scan may confirm the diagnosis. You should get ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ewald
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Old or new: Is this a new finding ? If so , did you have a recent injury (fall,trauma etc.) Do you have pain with weight bearing ? Your description sound like an ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience in General Surgery
U to young: For it as usually it happens with seniority: thinner skin and losing the fat pad around the veins. It can be treated just look up www.Handveinscenter ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Medical assessment: warranted. The combination of swollen nodes with red, swollen, tenderness suggests possible infection or inflammation.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience in Neurosurgery
Doubt clot more info: Although it doesn't sound like the symptoms of a classic blood clot, if you have conditions that might increase this risk i would see your doctor.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sonja Stiller-martin
25 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Can happen: Your lips have a lot of blood flow/supply. A broken vein can happen. Venous lakes can occur as well.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience in Dermatology
Seborrhea: Scaling and redness around the nose , and other areas of the face can be seborrheic dermatitis. A common treatment is low dose topical corticosteroids ... Read More

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