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I'm 23 and on my lower abdomen, in line with my belly button, I have two veins that bulge out a little on the right side. Should I be worried?

I'm 23 and on my lower abdomen, in line with my belly button, I have two veins that bulge out a little on the right side. Should I be worried?

Bulging veins: Bulging veins in the abdominal wall are unsual unless there is abdominal distension from fluid,enlarged organs or distended intestines. Have your physician examine you for peace of mind. ...Read more

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My veins have become more visible.Chest, lower abdomen, arms, legs(none bulge) - is this normal because i'm really pale? Or a result of bcp and stress?

My veins have become more visible.Chest, lower abdomen, arms, legs(none bulge) - is this normal because i'm really pale? Or a result of bcp and stress?

Prominent veins: Prominent veins are normal in light colored/pale people. Veins can be hormone sensitive and bulge and cause pain during your cycle. Unless they become >2-3mm and painful i would ignore them. ...Read more

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What exercise modification of a floor abdominal crunch would you prescribe for an individual who has a bulging cervical disc(s)?

What exercise modification of a floor abdominal crunch would you prescribe for an individual who has a bulging cervical disc(s)?

Reverse Crunch: Lie down with head comfortably on towel or small pillow. Bring one knee up to 90 degress, then the other. Press arms into the floor. Tighten stomach and draw knees closer to chest, lifting buttocks if possible. May use object between knees also. Breathe and count with each contraction. Holding breath will aggravate discs. ...Read more

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Are bulging veins on my penis normal?

Are bulging veins on my penis normal?

Yes: Prominent penile veins are commonly seen, and the warmth of the environment they occupy makes the veins more obvious. ...Read more

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What do bulging veins in the wrist mean?

What do bulging veins in the wrist mean?

loss of fat: Subcutaneous fat naturally atrophies over time. Think of the difference between the cheeks of a baby and a 90 year old man. These make veins which are normally occurring in the hand more visible. These can be removed, for cosmetic reasons, by a vein specialist or phlebologist. ...Read more

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What can I do with bulging veins on my calves?

What can I do with bulging veins on my calves?

Maybe nothing: Often, bulging veins in your calves are completely normal, especially if you are slender and exercise frequently. On the other hand, bulging veins can be a sign that you have underlying vein trouble that you can't see, even if your veins don't hurt. An ultrasound evaluation of your veins will tell you what is going on. I would see a vein specialist for a check up and treatment if indicated. ...Read more

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Osteoarthritis painful bulging veins, what to do?

Osteoarthritis painful bulging veins, what to do?

Cardiovascular.: See a cardiovascular surgeon , who specializes in varicose veins, for the proper treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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Bulge left upper abdominal quadrant. Comes and goes ?

Bulge left upper abdominal quadrant. Comes and goes ?

Bulge: Surgery in the past? Hernia possible. However a swelling that comes and goes would likely be some type of problem with colon gas distention ...Read more

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Why do I have bulging veins on the right side of my forehead?

Why do I have bulging veins on the right side of my forehead?

Genetics probably: Some people are genetically disposed to have visible veins on the side of their forehead. These veins are blue in color and don't pulsate. See a doctor if you have bulging vessels on the side of your head that are not veins. ...Read more

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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