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What to do if I have this bulging vein in my forhead when lying down or smiling, any idea what causes this?

What to do if I have this bulging vein in my forhead when lying down or smiling, any idea what causes this?

Consult: a physician. Generally these are just dilated veins and have no significance if there are no other symptoms. ...Read 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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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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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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New Bulging vein over temple (my veins never bulge on my forehead) and eye pressure. Is this normal?

New Bulging vein over temple (my veins never bulge on my forehead) and eye pressure. Is this normal?

Bulging veins: You need to be evaluated by a physicians for signs of increased intracranial pressure ...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?

Several options: One option: nothing they dont need to be removed. 2nd option, would be a phlebectomy or surgical removal.This is especially good for larger veins. 3rd option, sclerotherapy which is injection of a medicine into the vein to make it go away. This option is can be done only on vein on the side not on the middle of the forehead. I would recommend seeing a vein expert experience with facial veins. ...Read more

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