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Dr. Lawrence Presant
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Bulging Veins (Definition)

That are located under the dermis and protrude out further ...Read more


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What causes bulging veins on the right leg?

What causes bulging veins on the right leg?

Venous Insufficiency: Usually venous insufficiency. This can be diagnosed by a non invasive ultrasound. Seek out a local vascular surgeon. ...Read 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
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Ask your doctor if you have a genetic predisposition
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What causes bulging veins in the thigh that leaves red bruises?

What causes bulging veins in the thigh that  leaves red bruises?

Varicose veins: This is usually due to varicose veins. The veins are thinned out and sometimes you get spider veins. Also over time the skinn is thinned out. That makes you more prone to bruising, especially if you are using Aspirin. Keep the legs elevated and wear ted hose stockings. If problem persists see your doctor to do a venous ultrasound to check for venous reflux and treat accordingly. ...Read 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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What causes bulging veins in left wrist? When raising above head veins go normal when laying them down they bulge again

What causes bulging veins in left wrist? When raising above head veins go normal when laying them down they bulge again

Bulging Veins: Bulging veins in the hands and wrists are often associated with aging, being thin and well hydrated. When the arms are down the blood in your veins have to work against gravity to return to the heart. When you raise your arms the blood flows with gravity to move more quickly toward the heart. Unlike the arteries which pulse blood, the movement of blood in the veins is more passive. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes bulging veins in your feet and hands?

Please tell me what causes bulging veins in your feet and hands?

Veins: Unfortunately , a bit more history is needed. See your family doc or vascular specialist. ...Read 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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Veins (Definition)

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