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why do the veins in my hands pop out

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Varicose veins: Veins have valves inside to prevent reverse blood flow. When these valves get damaged, varicose veins or dilated veins develops. Als there are superfi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Malvehy
21 years experience Phlebology
loss of fat: Over the years, the subcutaneous fat in our body naturally atrophies. Think of the difference between the cheeks of a chubby baby and a 90 year old m ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
25 years experience Pediatrics
This is normal: This is normal pooling of the blood in your hands. Increased pressure in the hand increases the venous return and makes the veins disappear.
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Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Venous pressure.: When your hands are placed above your heart the blood drains out of the hands and the flow of blood back to the heart increases. The opposite occurs ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Hand pain: You may have arthritis or some spasticity due to CP. Please see your doc. He/she will diagnose and treat accordingly. I also see a history of malnou ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Explanation : May be you have a migraine. But this just a suggestion. Severe headache need doctor evaluation and can be treated successfully . Please, go to the do ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Insufficient informa: How long of a symptom, any previous injury?. Any underlying medical problems, any regular medications. Diagnosis is made with all the clinical histor ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walker Wynkoop
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
May be serious: I see this question submitted twice. I'm guessing you are very concerned. If you are having any shortness of breath or chest pressure, or jaw ache, I ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
25 years experience Hand Surgery
Cyst?: Bump on top of hand or wrist may be a cyst. Other things could be a "carpal boss". Less commonly would be a vascular mass. If persists and is painful, ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Neurologist: I feel that a neurologist is best qualified to evaluate your symptoms as they may be due to nerve impingements or a peripheral neuropathy. The veins i ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Sorry,: But I am not aware of veins in the palm. Bulging vein on the back of your hands yes, it is seen during seniority when skin gets thinned and we are los ... Read More

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