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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

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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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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 leg, if possible
Daily
Ask your doctor if you have a genetic predisposition
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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 for 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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Bulging veins (Tip)

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

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Veins (Definition)

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