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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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Other than having giant cell arteritis in the tempple what else could be causing my bulging vein and sharp pains?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
66M people helped
Other than having giant cell arteritis in the tempple what else could be causing my bulging vein and sharp pains?

Numerous causes: At age 32, giant cell arteritis is virtually impossible anyway. Numerous issues can cause several headache. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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31 years in practice
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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

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


Dr. Kirk Charles
Board Certified, Vascular Surgery
17 years in practice
275K people helped
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Causes of large bulging veins in 12 y/o male kid?

Dr. Kirk Charles
Board Certified, Vascular Surgery
17 years in practice
275K people helped
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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Dr. Eric Weisman
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31 years in practice
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Dr. Margaret Hayes
Board Certified, Family Medicine
27 years in practice
60K people helped
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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

Dr. Margaret Hayes
Board Certified, Family Medicine
27 years in practice
60K people helped
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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Dr. Mark Schwartz
Board Certified, Vascular Surgery
4 years in practice
101K people helped
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What causes bulging veins on the right leg?

Dr. Mark Schwartz
Board Certified, Vascular Surgery
4 years in practice
101K people helped
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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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
26 years in practice
100K people helped
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What causes bulging veins and warm feeling in my left arm after i eat?

Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
26 years in practice
100K people helped
What causes bulging veins and warm feeling in   my left arm after i eat?

Edema: Edema could be related if your meals are high sodium and could be causing fluid retention. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
Board Certified, Podiatry
30 years in practice
3M people helped
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Please tell me what causes bulging veins in your feet and hands?

Dr. Thomas Inwood
Board Certified, Podiatry
30 years in practice
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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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Dr. Ahmad Saab
Board Certified, Family Medicine
38 years in practice
246K people helped
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What causes bulging veins in the thigh that leaves red bruises?

Dr. Ahmad Saab
Board Certified, Family Medicine
38 years in practice
246K people helped
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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Dr. Bennett Werner
Board Certified, Cardiology
39 years in practice
63M people helped
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Does carpal tunnel syndrome cause bulging veins in arms?

Dr. Bennett Werner
Board Certified, Cardiology
39 years in practice
63M people helped
Does carpal tunnel syndrome cause bulging veins in arms?
Dr. Albert Sun
Board Certified, Endocrinology
15 years in practice
12K people helped
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What causes bulging vein/ artery in neck with visible pulse? Is it a sign I'm too skinny? Or a different underlying condition?

Dr. Albert Sun
Board Certified, Endocrinology
15 years in practice
12K people helped
What causes bulging vein/ artery in neck with visible pulse? Is it a sign I'm too skinny? Or a different underlying condition?

Common finding: Many people are thin enough to have easily visible neck veins and arteries. when you are lying down, these vessels are more prominent and the veins often become difficult to see when you are upright. if your vessels are more prominent than normal (a doctor's physical exam is needed), it can be a sign of a more serious vascular condition, but if you are otherwise healthy, that is very unlikely ...Read more

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Dr. Inderjit Deol
Board Certified, Pathology
36 years in practice
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What could be the cause of bulging blue veins in my fingers. They don't hurt they just feel swollen?

Dr. Inderjit Deol
Board Certified, Pathology
36 years in practice
22K people helped
What could be the cause of bulging blue veins in my fingers. They don't hurt they just feel swollen?

Blue vein: Varicocele (dilated tortuous blood vessel), could be due to some pressure or minor trauma on the finger. It is benign condition. It may go away or can be excised. Usually varicocele appears on the leg due to prolonged standing or other reason. ...Read more

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