A 29-year-old female asked:
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i have a long vein in my mid to lower thigh that is sticking out more than before but doesn't look varicose.if i raise my leg is disappears.cause?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
For proper diagnosis: have it medically evaluated.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: to have it properly evaluated.
Answered on Nov 2, 2014

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