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A 36-year-old female asked:

Why am i so vascular? i can always see all the veins in my hands feet legs even my upper chest. not bulging but always clearly visible through my skin. is this normal?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alexander Sah
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 15 years experience
Can be normal. Some people have more visible veins. Without other symptoms, it is likely normal. Can check blood pressure and circulation of the extremities as an evaluation.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Likely normal, specifically if symmetric. It has to do with overall distribution of muscle and fat, for some individuals vasculature appearing more prominent as being superficial.
Last updated Oct 10, 2021

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