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I'm 23 and on my lower abdomen, in line with my belly button, I have two veins that bulge out a little on the right side. Should I be worried?

I'm 23 and on my lower abdomen, in line with my belly button, I have two veins that bulge out a little on the right side. Should I be worried?

Bulging veins: Bulging veins in the abdominal wall are unsual unless there is abdominal distension from fluid,enlarged organs or distended intestines. Have your physician examine you for peace of mind. ...Read more

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My veins have become more visible.Chest, lower abdomen, arms, legs(none bulge) - is this normal because i'm really pale? Or a result of bcp and stress?

My veins have become more visible.Chest, lower abdomen, arms, legs(none bulge) - is this normal because i'm really pale? Or a result of bcp and stress?

Prominent veins: Prominent veins are normal in light colored/pale people. Veins can be hormone sensitive and bulge and cause pain during your cycle. Unless they become >2-3mm and painful i would ignore them. ...Read more

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Iam having pain in my rectum with a small vein bulging, can I use castor oil?

Iam having pain in my rectum with a small vein bulging, can I use castor oil?

Hemorrhoid: Your description sounds like a hemorrhoid. A swollen blood vessel in the rectum or anal area. A high fiber diet and laxatives, such as castor oil, can help to prevent straining while defacating which can help. A topical medication such as preparation h can help with symptoms. ...Read more

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So I have been having pain in my lower left side of the abdomen when i go pee, and its slightly uncomfortable in general. There is a small bulge aswel?

So I have been having pain in my lower left side of the abdomen when i go pee, and its slightly uncomfortable in general. There is a small bulge aswel?

Need more info...: The available info alone is not enough for offering right answer without more specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + physical exam.... To unveil the myth behind symptoms, go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you will know how to work closely so to discover right diagnosis, care, & counseling. ...Read more

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Why do the vein on the back of my left hand(near knuckle of middle finger)bulge in only one small spot?It happens on and off.No pain.Is it worrisome?

Why do the vein on the back of my left hand(near knuckle of middle finger)bulge in only one small spot?It happens on and off.No pain.Is it worrisome?

Vein: Veins dilate in association with fluid status. The size of a vein will change in relation to total body fluid, activity of extremity or position of extremity. Pressure on proximal part of vein. As long as the vein does not stay distended should not worry. However if red, tender and firm get checked. ...Read more

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What could cause small dark bruises to recur in the same spots on r knee. Also have pain and bulging veins on back of same knee and tickling on shin.

What could cause small dark bruises to recur in the same spots on r knee. Also have pain and bulging veins on back of same knee and tickling on shin.

Varicose Veins: Although you need an exam to 100% sure, it sounds like you have varicose veins. Varicose veins are defective veins that hold abnormal amounts of blood and bulge out and bleed leading to bruises. These are very easily treated with a short same-day office procedure and it is almost always covered by health insurance. Vascular surgeons and other doctors specializing in phlebology can treat you. ...Read more

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What exercise modification of a floor abdominal crunch would you prescribe for an individual who has a bulging cervical disc(s)?

What exercise modification of a floor abdominal crunch would you prescribe for an individual who has a bulging cervical disc(s)?

Reverse Crunch: Lie down with head comfortably on towel or small pillow. Bring one knee up to 90 degress, then the other. Press arms into the floor. Tighten stomach and draw knees closer to chest, lifting buttocks if possible. May use object between knees also. Breathe and count with each contraction. Holding breath will aggravate discs. ...Read more

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