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I have dilated veins all the time. How do I make them less prominent?

I have dilated veins all the time. How do I make them less prominent?

Depends on veins.: There are many types of veins-spider veins, blue veins and varicose veins. Spider and blue veins can be camouflaged by a sun tan (either natural or spray)-but i would not recommend sun tanning. Varicose veins cannot be concealed unless covered by pants or a dress. The best way to make veins less obvious is to see a vein specialist and have them treated appropriately. ...Read more

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What causes unilateral, blue dilated veins on breast?

What causes unilateral, blue dilated veins on breast?

Breast exam: Any new lumps, bumps, skin changes in the breast should be evaluated by your doctor. Great job doing your breast exam. Dilated veins can pop up with age, weight gain, hormonal fluctuations, exercise, trauma, thrombophlebitis and a variety of other breast conditions. ...Read more

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I got varicocele after injuring my scrotal sac often while ridin bike cuz b4 tat i had no such dilated veins, s it cuz of the trauma caused to scrotum?

I got varicocele after injuring my scrotal sac often while ridin bike cuz b4 tat i had no such dilated veins, s it cuz of the trauma caused to scrotum?

Possibly: Varicoceles are normal veins with backward flow. They usually aren't but can be caused by trauma and other causes. If it gets worse or bothers you see a urologist. www.peedoc.com. ...Read more

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What can I do do diminish a permanently dilated vein on my eye? I know the veins serve a "purpose" but is there any way to get it constricted again?

What can I do do diminish a permanently dilated vein on my eye? I know the veins serve a "purpose" but is there any way to get it constricted again?

Vasoconstrictor: you can try a mild vasoconstrictor like tetrahydrozoline (Visine). But beyond that, you will need to see an ophthomologist. Most "dilated" or "broken" vessels on the surface of the eye are not serious, and often go away on their own. ...Read more

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I have a focal dilated vein (varicocele ) versus ganglion cyst lying just deep to the lateral aspect of the flexor digitization beef is muscle me?

I have a focal dilated vein (varicocele ) versus ganglion cyst lying just deep to the lateral aspect of the flexor digitization beef is muscle me?

Varicoele: First, women don't get varicoele this is a condition only in a male can get and is varicose veins in the testicles. Unfortunately I don't understand your question. Most likely what you have is a ganglion cyst. ...Read more

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Can women have dilated arm veins?

Can women have dilated arm veins?

Yes.: Veins return blood back to the heart and can carry a large volume of blood. Depending on many factors including levels of hydration, genetics, outside temperature and even physical activity, the size of the veins will vary. Another important function of the veins is to help control body temperature and this too will affect vein size. Also with aging, veins enlarge as tissue volume decreases. ...Read more

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When i stand and keep my arms down my left palm turns red and veins dilated along the arm. Can it be a sign of obstruction? V-tos in right arm already

When i stand and keep my arms down my left palm turns red and veins dilated along the arm. Can it be a sign of obstruction? V-tos in right arm already

Dilated veins: Veins normally dilate when the arms are down. If the veins remain dilated with the arm held up at shoulder level it would suggest an obstruction from clot or scar tissue perhaps. ...Read more

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