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what does it mean if i have veins showing on my hands

A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
20 years experience Vascular Surgery
Usually nothing : Usually this is normal but could be old blockage in the veins
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Probably normal: They tend to be more pronounced in fair skinned and thin individuals. However the veins on the back of the hands tend to become more prominent as we a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience General Surgery
This is : Normal to have and to see them. If this however something recent, visible only on one side and not both sides go have a doctor examine you especia ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Hand veins: Tortuous veins on the back of the hand usually indicate nothing serious. One way to tell if the veins are pathologic is to raise your arm above the le ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Salamat Majeed
36 years experience Pediatrics
Not Necessarily: Not necessarily. It could be hiding under fat.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience General Surgery
To link : Both your complaints, swelling&protruding veins i can think of only one single condition: pressure on the root of draining veins. Since ur speaking in ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Fischer
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Possible phlebitis: You may be experiencing a condition called phlebitis - or an inflammation of a vein. Phlebitis can be caused by a thrombus ( blood clot), trauma (nee ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
51 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Bulging veins in left hand.: Seems that you have venous drainage obstruction. Any history of injury?, unusual position for long time, such as with computers, etc. You need a Dr. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Bluish palms: Bluish and prominent veins at the levels of your forearm, wrist and Palm are not abnormal unless they don't recede when you elevate your arm above the ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Phlebitis: inflammation of the vein, possibly due to trauma. ice it and see if it improves. if persistent or worsening see a doctor
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