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why are my veins on the back of my hand hurting

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Fox
39 years experience Dermatology
Hands that hurt: There are many possible reasons why your hand hurt particularly if you have had trauma in the area. If it is red or a rash then it could be hand derma ... Read More
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Dr. Norman Bein
51 years experience General Surgery
No relation: Painful hands and feet are almost never due to varicose veins...These superficial veins serve no true purpose and should not be the casue of any sympt ... Read More

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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Errol Ozdalga
13 years experience Hospital-based practice
Very common: I'm an inpatient doctor and see this often. This should go away in days. Sometimes this is from inflammation of the skin or veins because the IV irrig ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Likely normal: For most people, bulging hand veins are normal and a cosmetic issue, and the veins in their arms and hands are functioning normally. If they are not h ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Thick veins: Many people have prominent veins. If very concerned talk it over with your dr please.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Monitor: veins are blood vessels that return bloof to your heart. Size can vary due to position temperature, activity, etc. If you are not having pain,heat, re ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst: It could be a sebaceous cyst or a lipoma. It could also be a cyst of a tendon sheath. Whatever it is ,it,s not causing you any problems.Leave it alone ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Phlebitis: Maybe they are inflamed and you have phlebitis. If it continues, see your dr.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Vasculitis?: There are several disorders involving inflammation of blood vessels that can be painful and that can cause numbness in the hands. A complete history ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Doubt veins.: Veins rarely cause pain unless they are inflamed(phlebitis) or have a clot in them. This does not seem to be your problem. I would look for another s ... Read More

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