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Feet Veins Sticking Out
Venous insufficinecy: Visible veins on the legs are the result of venous insufficiency. The insufficiency may be in the skin [resulting tiny spider veins], or below the surface of the skin [ causing tiny and varicose veins] or in deep veins. It is best to have this evaluated by a vein specialist, often with aid of an ultrasound to see how best to treat. Now treatments are simpler and more effective than ever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Long blue vein running down thigh that sticks out a bit when standing but disappears when lifting leg. Doesn't look twisted. Varicose vein?
Possibly: What you describe is possibly a varicose vein. They are a dilation of the veins in the lower leg. ...Read more
Yes: If you are exhaling, that forces blood up into your head, so that's normal. ...Read more
Valves: These see very common and are usually associated with the development of problems with the valves in the veins themselves. When these valves fail to function properly, blood can pool in the leg and cause a dilatation of the superficial veins. I would not hesitate to be seen for it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Several veins in forearm sting. Veins are soft & skin is normal color. Veins engorge when hands by sides and constrict when raised. Thrombophlebitis?
Why are my mother's lower legs completely purple/dark red, hard and painful? A vascular specialist ruled out deep vein thrombosis.
Venous insufficiency: Although your mom may not have a blood clot in the deep veins, (DVT) she may have venous insufficiency. If she has swelling in the legs, varicose veins, or dark discoloration in the shin area and ankles, she should be check for venous reflux - a condition where the valves in the veins fail and contribute to the above symptoms. A specialized ultrasound looking for reflux will be useful. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My veins are popping out of my foot by my ankle, and my foot becomes numb occasionally. what is going on? my lower leg tingles too.
Varicose Veins : You have back flow of the veins in your legs. This causes the bulging and swelling in the leg and foot due to excess fluid in the leg that normally would be moved out by the veins. This swelling compresses the nerves and causes the irritation. You can see a vein doctor to be evaluated for a corrective procedure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why do my veins in my wrists neck head ankles and feet feel tender and swollen. Lots of blue veins in my legs both baricose and spider. What causes?
Maybe bad valves : One reason is xs fluid or poor heart function. However at your age if you are in good health and active , poorly functioning valaves in the veins of your legs may cause blood to pool there . This would not explain the veins in .your arms and neck Sometimes normal veins arr prominent in thin people ...Read more
Why is my left foot and ankle so swollen.have vericos veins and looks purpleish down foot .had cramp on inside of lft thigh.hands and legs get numb.
Vein problems: you are having vein problems beside your varicoses vein,your deep vein system is not working as good as it supposed to be,that why you are having the swelling and the discoloration. you need to wear knee high pressure stocking all the time,you can takes them off while you are in bed and while you are keeping your legs elevated. avoid long standing,and sitting,walk frequently.and keep your legs up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 increase the the pressure in the chest which can increase the size of the facial veins. ...Read more
Slightly swollen feet and ankles, red when standing, bulging veins on the bottom of feet. Veins more noticeable/bright blue all over body. 28 female.
Normal can be ugly: You could have kidney or heart problems but at your age I would suspect that you have the sl. swollen feet ofter seen at rest in women. Some of us have relish colored feet from pooled blood and the veins will swell as the fill from gravity. Calf muscles are the major source of return blood flow in the less , so use them and balance will be restored, Walk! ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When standing, vein on top of right foot running along inside ankle and up into leg is very prominent and bulging much more noticeably that left foot.
Swollen hand veins.: Hand veins can swell for many reasons but the most common is certainly hereditary . Other factors would be level of hydration, aging, sun exposure and loss of elasticity and volume. Actually, I am amazed at the amount of women that i see with bulging hand veins. They can be easily treated with laser or sclerotherapy and usually a combination of both. ...Read more
Need vein evaluation: Spider veins have many causes including hereditary, pregnancies, aging, trauma and hormonal. If you have new spider veins forming or many veins forming then you should be evaluated by a vein specialist for an underlying cause. A venous reflux ultrasound would be helpful to evaluate the valves in the venous system as well as look for a reason to explain your pain. ...Read more
My left leg and foot are swelled and have thick veins and varicose veins it looks like maybe fluid in my leg the swelling seems to go down when not on?
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