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vein on the side of my head

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy answered
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Usually common: That often is common anatomy. Please see your doctor for an exam.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience 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 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not at all: It is not a pulsating vein but must be an artery and there is nothing to worry if there are no other symptoms
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Ricotta
47 years experience Vascular Surgery
Headaches?: This may be a normal finding if it associated with headaches or changes in your vision you need to see a doctor to be sure it is not an inflammation o ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you, however, it is highly unlikely that you have a stroke. If the symptoms do no ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Stress can: make anything worse indeed; however, if you disagree with your doctor, there is no harm in seeking another opinion.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Meglin
34 years experience Interventional Radiology
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 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
NO ,unless stopped: Tadalafil or cialias is a vasodilator which can cause dilation anywhere in the body. The desired effect helps with ed, erectile dysfunction. Your s ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Palpable vein: Yes a palpable vein on the side of your head is quite normal.
A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: What was your bf doing before the vein became swollen? If he did any exercise, including sex, then that would be a normal response, including the disa ... Read More
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