A 27-year-old male asked:
why are the 'blue' veins in my arms/hands/chest suddenly much more visible? heart checked last year, and blood test just two weeks ago, all clear.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Bennett Werner answered
43 years experience Cardiology
Positional: When you place your arms and legs lower than your heart, they fill and become prominent. When they're above your heart, they collapse and appears as "streaks." Also, when you're well tanned, they're less visible. AS your tan fades, you see them better. Darker veins are NOT a sign of disease!
Answered on Nov 19, 2019
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