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Bulging Veins (Overview)

That are located under the dermis and protrude out further than the surrounding skin.


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What causes bulging veins on the right leg?

What causes bulging veins on the right leg?

Refluxing veins.: Varicose veins are due to leaking valves (called reflux) most commonly in the saphenous system. To treat these you must first undergo a venous reflux ultrasound to make the diagnosis and determine the proper treatment. Medical management would be the use of support hose but this is only masking the problem. Laser closure of the leaking valves and micro incisions to remove the vv's is the ideal. ...Read more

Bulging Veins (Overview)

That are located under the dermis and protrude out further than the surrounding skin.


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I have bulging veins in my hands. Does that mean that I have a heart problem?

I have bulging veins in my hands. Does that mean that I have a heart problem?

No: There can be many causes for this. This could simply be due to the way your veins dilated over your lifetime. It may not signify any type of problem. ...Read more

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Bulging veins (Tip)

Wear at least knee length support hose. Exercise. See a vein specialist. Don't ignore the veins. ...See more

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Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis (Checklist)

Stay as active as you can
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Follow your doctor's anticoagulation recommendations
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Elevate your legs, if possible
Daily
Ask your doctor if you have a genetic disposition to deep vein thrombosis
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What are ways to treat bulging veins naturally?

What are ways to treat bulging veins naturally?

None that works.: Varicose veins are due to leaking valves in the saphenous vein system. There is a strong hereditary component. There are many potential home remedies such as horse chestnut, witch hazel and certain kinds of berries but none of these work. If you have varicose veins, then you should see a vein specialist for a f/u venous evaluation including a venous ultrasound. ...Read more

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Bulging veins (Tip)

Varicose veins are treatable with an office based procedure. See a vein specialist. ...See more

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Treating Varicose Veins (Checklist)

See a vein specialist
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Wear support stockings
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Get a venous ultrasound if you suffer from venous reflux
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Do you know any way I can get rid of bulging veins naturally?

Do you know any way I can get rid of bulging veins naturally?

None that works.: Varicose veins are due to leaking valves in the saphenous vein system. There is a strong hereditary component. There are many potential home remedies such as horse chestnut, witch hazel and certain kinds of berries but none of these work. If you have varicose veins, then you should see a vein specialist for a f/u venous evaluation including a venous ultrasound. ...Read more

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What are ways to prevent bulging veins when lifting?

What are ways to prevent bulging veins when lifting?

Lighten the load: Veins naturally distend when you strenuously exert yourself. If you lift lighter weights perhaps with more repetition this may be prevented. ...Read more

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Bulging veins (Tip)

Moisturize the skin in the morning and at night. Wear support or compression stockings daily. ...See more

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How to avoid bulging veins due to weightlifting?

How to avoid bulging veins due to weightlifting?

Change in pressures.: The veins in the body change in size depending on changes in position as well as changes in levels of hydration and changes in pressure in the chest and abdominal cavity. Straining (when angry, exercising or lifting weights) can increase the pressure in the chest which can increase the size of the veins. No straining will result in no veins bulging. ...Read more

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Bulging veins (Tip)

Body fit, move, maybe hose Feet raised up at rest You can try, but genes may rule. ...See more

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Bulging veins on forehead symptoms of aneurysm?

Bulging veins on forehead symptoms of aneurysm?

Positional change.: The veins in the face just as the veins in the rest of the body change in size depending on changes in position as well as changes in levels of hydration and changes in pressure in the chest and abdominal cavity. In the face, the veins decrease with standing and increase with lying down. Straining or laughing can increase the pressure the size of the forehead veins. This is not a sign of aneurysm. ...Read more

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What are ways to treat bulging veins naturally?

None that works.: Varicose veins are due to leaking valves in the saphenous vein system. There is a strong hereditary component. There are many potential home remedies such as horse chestnut, witch hazel and certain kinds of berries but none of these work. If you have varicose veins, then you should see a vein specialist for a f/u venous evaluation including a venous ultrasound. ...Read more

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Bulging veins (Tip)

Depends on size, level, and cause. Stockings, sclerotherapy, or surgery are in the realm of your va. ...See more

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Causes of large bulging veins in 12 y/o male kid?

Causes of large bulging veins in 12 y/o male kid?

Concerned: I would be worried about a bloodclot on the affected side. If both sides affected then look for pelvic problem. Not normal for large bulging veins in 12 yo. Have evaluation by specialist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: bulging veins?

What is the definition or description of: bulging veins?

Veins: That are located under the dermis and protrude out further than the surrounding skin. ...Read more

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Bulging veins (Tip)

See a vascular surgeon for options, although surgery not always effective. ...See more

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I hv big bulging veins, but I work out alot is that good or bad to hv bulging veins?

Bulging veins: Bulging veins can occur from working out for several reasons: the intraabdominal pressure is increased and the veins will dilate and more blood is flowing so the veins will also enlarge. This is normal and is nothing bad. If however, you have bulging varicose veins of the legs then this is abnormal and is due to malfunctioning valves of the saphanbous vein, . ...Read more

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What is the reason for bulging veins in the booty?

What is the reason for bulging veins in the booty?

Buttock veins.: Buttock veins are not the routine for location of varicose veins and when they occur, sources for them such as the saphenous vein, branches of the saphenous vein or even reflux from pelvic and ovarian veins need to be considered. A venous duplex ultrasound of the leg veins may help and, sometimes, a CT scan of the pelvis may be necessary. See a vein specialist. ...Read more

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Bulging veins (Tip)

Use support or compression hose. Be evaluated to determine if treatment makes sense. ...See more

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What are ways to prevent bulging veins when lifting?

Lighten the load: Veins naturally distend when you strenuously exert yourself. If you lift lighter weights perhaps with more repetition this may be prevented. ...Read more

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What can I do for bulging veins on right side of forhead?

What can I do for bulging veins on right side of forhead?

Multiple options: I don't think that there is a single best way but there are mutiple options including sclerotherapy, ipl, laser, veinwave, veingogh and micro needle radio frequency. The size of the veins and the training and experience of the treating physician usually influence what treatment is recommended. My usual treatment is sclerotherapy or laser for very small veins. You should see a vein specialist. ...Read more

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Bulging veins (Tip)

Chronic problem, wear pressure stockings when standing for long time. They help alot. ...See more

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Why do some people have bulging veins in their foreheads?

Why do some people have bulging veins in their foreheads?

Usually: Born that way. Quite frequent presentation.
Certainly, body builders, weight lifters can develop veins on the forehead, I suppose. Maybe a trumpetist as well... ...Read more

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I think it's attractive because it's masculine but why do males have bulging veins?

Prob Not Varicose: The bulging veins you speak of are probably dilated superficial veins - not varicose veins. They are usually seen on the arms, but can be seen on the legs as well. Varicose veins are a different entity. ...Read more

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Bulging veins (Tip)

Depends on cause and degree. Elevate legs whenever possible. Slight elevation of foot of bed. ...See more

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I am experiencing bulging veins that are very sensitive. I don't know where this came from I'm a gymnast and it's hurting badly.?

I am experiencing bulging veins that are very sensitive. I don't know where this came from I'm a gymnast and it's hurting badly.?

Veins: Are these on your legs? You are young to have varicose veins, but they surely can be painful. Especially during the menstrual cycle for many women. These can be treated with either laser or "stripping". Compression stockings help quite a bit with symptoms and to prevent worsening of them. Also, avoid standing for long periods, and try not to sit with legs crossed. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more