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Why does a vein visibly move?

Why does a vein visibly move?

connective tissue: Veins (in the hands, especially) tend to be fixed only at branching points. Tough connective tissue holding them in one place is only present in certain anatomical locations. In the rest of the hand and arms, the veins may "roll" or move through the tissue plane they are in. This is totally normal. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

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


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Can i pop a vein from yelling?

Can i pop a vein from yelling?

Maybe: A small blood vessel in your eye. Neck vein may get engorged but they will not "pop" when you yell mainly the upper body veins register an increase pressure, but as i said besides the eyes I have not heard of any other place by simply yelling... ...Read more

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How to know if you cut a vein?

How to know if you cut a vein?

You bleed: Although some bleeding is usual after a traumatic puncture or laceration, the way to identify if you damaged a big vessel is by the amount of bleeding and the difficulty in stopping the bleeding. If you damaged a vein you would see that blood flow is continuous while if you damaged an artery the blood flow would be pulsatile. ...Read more

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What could an inflamed vein mean?

What could an inflamed vein mean?

Phlebitis: An inflamed vein is another name for superficial phlebitis. This can occur for many reasons but is commonly due to IV insertions, medications and even sclerotherapy. The vein becomes tender and hard. Initial treatment is with warm compresses, and anti-inflammlatories. If this doesn't resolve it, then evacuation or even local excision of the vein can be done but usually at a later time. ...Read more

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Is yerba mate good for vein problems?

Is yerba mate good for vein problems?

No.: Horse chestnut is the only herb that *might* help very mild vein problems. Otherwise, elevate your legs, walk regularly, wear compression stocking and maintain a normal weight. And see a vein specialist (phlebologist). ...Read more

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How do you know if a vein is damaged ?

How do you know if a vein is damaged ?

Black and blue.: If a vein is damaged from trauma, usually you will see discoloration of the skin either immediately after the injury or several days later. This occurs from blood escaping from the vein and leaking into the skin. Initially this may be dark (black and blue) and over several days as the body absorbs the blood, the color changes to yellow and then resolves. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a collapsed vein?

What are the symptoms of a collapsed vein?

No flow: I assume you mean a vein that recently had a needle or iv. Veins may collapse or blow when fluid goes through them or blood is drawn from them. Phlebitis, inflammation of the vein, or a lumpy spot called a thrombosis may result. Neither is serious. Both are treated with warm compress and advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. ...Read more

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Why is it that some peoples vein pop so much?

Why is it that some peoples vein pop so much?

Depends on cause: Varicose veins sometimes make veins 'pop' or become noticeable on the skin surface. These veins often look abnormally 'twisty' or like odd bulges on the skin surface. Sometimes veins bulge to help us regulate body temperature, like after exercise or when it is hot outside. And, sometimes they appear to 'pop' out because the person has less body fat or soft tissue - weight lifters are an example. ...Read more

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How longdoes ittake for a broken vein to heal?

Usually 7 to 10 days: If a vein is bruised this usually results in bleeding either under the skin to form a hematoma (trapped clotted blood) or from the skin directly. Veins injured below the skin with a hematoma will take about 7 to 10 days to heal while a vein bleeding from the skin will usually stop with direct pressure and heal within 5 to 7 days. ...Read more

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