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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Vein Function.: The circulation has three components: the heart is the pump and by beating and contracting it pushes the blood through the arteries which carry the b ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Time of year: You notice more prominent veins now. It could be the time of year. As the rest of your skin gets more pale you might be noticing more veins. If you ... Read More
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Dr. Albert Malvehy
21 years experience Phlebology
Hormonal changes: If you have new, prominent veins in the breast, you may be undergoing hormonal changes. These can be simple cyclical changes like your menstrual cycle ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
53 years experience Radiology
Depends on site: Ct is the gold standard for detecting clots in the lungs (pulmonary embolism). Ultrasound is more reliable for detecting clots in the veins of the arm ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: NO (with a few RARE exceptions (eg in the stomach or esophagus) Hope this helps! DR Z
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: The body can create new veins and it can resorb veins.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Usually normal: Prominent veins are often normal.They are more visible in thin or fair skinned people. To be safe, especially if you have other medical problems or ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Probably normal.: Veins can enlarge and shrink for many reasons most commonly levels of hydration, genetics, aging, sun exposure, temperature changes and even skin colo ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No harm, no worry: Small amounts of air dissolve into the blood very rapidly. Your blood naturally contains lots of dissolved oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide. A tee ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Fluid retention ?: There are several conditions that can cause the symptoms that you described. Although some may be benign, there are others that should be treated. I s ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Green veins: Your green veins are normal. Your skin tone is giving your blue veins a greenish color.
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