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A 39-year-old member asked:

Hot water can cure hands swelling veins?

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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Unlikely.: Heat tends to make veins dilate and cold constricts. If you have enlarged hand veins and they are cosmetically unacceptable to you, there are options for treatment of these including sclerotherapy and laser ablation. You should see a vein specialist who has experience treating veins in this area. Placing them in hot water will not help and could burn you.
Dr. Pietro Seni
Dr. Pietro Seni commented
Orthopedic Surgery 48 years experience
However first should R/O that there is not any proximal obstruction
Sep 6, 2013

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