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


Dr. Shoaib Shafique
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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?

Dr. Shoaib Shafique
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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?

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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Dr. Benjamin Lerner
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I have a bulging vein on my forehead, it comes and goes. Should i be concerned?

Dr. Benjamin Lerner
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I have a bulging vein on my forehead, it comes and goes. Should i be concerned?

Probably normal: This is very common, and is probably normal. ...Read more

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Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Why do some people have bulging veins in their foreheads?

Dr. Gabriel Goren
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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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Dr. Thomas Wright
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Why do I have bulging veins on the right side of my forehead?

Dr. Thomas Wright
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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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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
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Dr. John Landi
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Bulging veins on forehead symptoms of aneurysm?

Dr. John Landi
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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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Dr. Ted Leem
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Dr. Rashed Hasan
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New Bulging vein over temple (my veins never bulge on my forehead) and eye pressure. Is this normal?

Dr. Rashed Hasan
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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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Dr. John Landi
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What can I do for bulging veins on right side of forhead?

Dr. John Landi
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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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