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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Veins : Veins on the chest are often normal. If enlarged they can mean there is a clot or stenosis in the veins. I have seen enlarged chest veins with a clot ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Malvehy
21 years experience Phlebology
No.: They might be caused by holding your breath or yelling or other physical exertion but stress alone shouldn't cause them. If you have veins in your ch ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Not concerning.: The prominence of veins through the skin is affected by many factors including levels of hydration and dehydration, body temperature as well as outsid ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
38 years experience Holistic Medicine
Suggest consult: I would suggest consulting your PCP on this; it sounds like you may have a venous blockage resulting in this.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mueeza Zafar
47 years experience Family Medicine
Needs seen by doctor: Likely not serious. Get your baseline mammogram. Also do self breast exam. You do need to get this looked a to be sure it is ok.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Dont' seem connected: These are hard to explain in any parsimonious way. Vascular problems in the chest are not likely to cause vertigo and problems in the head aren't lik ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
One concern: If your physician has any reason to think you may have a tumor or blood clot obstructing your superior vena cava, ultrasonography is indicated.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joe Golowa
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Collateral veins: Non specific and would need an exam but could be related to central vein blockage. Bodybuilder can get them. Would follow up with md.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Dermatologist: is an expert in skin conditions and should give you a definitive diagnosis.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. ... Read More
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