A member asked about a 44-year-old female:
wat is causing pain in right arm causing veins to protude along with aching sensation?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Phlebology 47 years experience
Multiple reasons: Veins return blood back to the heart and can carry a large volume of blood. Depending on many factors including levels of hydration, genetics, outside temperature and even physical activity, the size of the veins will vary. Another important function of the veins is to help control body temperature and this too will affect vein size. See a vein specialist for an evaluation.
Last updated Jan 14, 2014
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