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A 26-year-old female asked:

the veins in my hands, arms and feet are becoming darker and protruding more. chest x-ray/blood work/endoscopy were normal. should i be concerned?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No: Prominent veins are not a cause for concern. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine.

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Last updated Sep 27, 2017

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